Constance Spry

(Ausfirst) English Climbing Rose Bred By David Austin

Best For Fragrance

Colour: Mid pink
Flowering: Once Flowering
Fragrance: Strong, Myrrh
Size: Tall Climber 6m
Bloom Size: Large

Our original English Rose. Its magnificent, deeply cupped, luminous mid pink blooms have a wonderfully strong myrrh fragrance. It flowers once in early summer but is still very valuable. Read more

10ft Wall or Fence

Large Arch

Front of House

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 bare root rose

bare root rose

WHAT IS A BARE ROOT ROSE? Seasonal bare root roses are delivered in plastic free packaging without soil or foliage. Best planted from November to April they will bloom come summer. A sustainable way of planting; they are cost effective and great for mass planting.
€22,95
 potted rose

potted rose

WHAT IS A POTTED ROSE? Potted roses can be planted all year round and are delivered in our signature gold emblem pot. Plant in the summer for instant colour in the garden or give as a thoughtful gift. Depending on the time of year your rose may or may not arrive in bloom.
€29,95

Save 10% when you buy three of the same rose

 bare root rose

bare root rose

WHAT IS A BARE ROOT ROSE? Seasonal bare root roses are delivered in plastic free packaging without soil or foliage. Best planted from November to April they will bloom come summer. A sustainable way of planting; they are cost effective and great for mass planting.
€22,95
 potted rose

potted rose

WHAT IS A POTTED ROSE? Potted roses can be planted all year round and are delivered in our signature gold emblem pot. Plant in the summer for instant colour in the garden or give as a thoughtful gift. Depending on the time of year your rose may or may not arrive in bloom.
€29,95

Save 10% when you buy three of the same rose

Description

Our original English Rose. Its magnificent, deeply cupped, luminous mid pink blooms have a wonderfully strong myrrh fragrance. It flowers once in early summer but is still very valuable. Our tallest English climber; it has large leaves and many thorns. Named after a pioneer in flower arrangement.

Characteristics

Colour: Mid pink BLOOM COLOUR Colour may vary depending on growing conditions. Colour fade is a characteristic of some varieties.
Flowering: Once Flowering REPEAT or ONCE FLOWERING? REPEAT FLOWERING roses flower in flushes from late spring through to early winter. ONCE FLOWERING roses only produce a single flush of blooms lasting 3 to 4 weeks in mid summer
Fragrance: Strong, Myrrh
Bloom Size: Large BLOOM SIZE GUIDE Bloom size varies over the life cycle of each bloom. Measurements refer to the average diameter of a bloom at its prime. LARGE BLOOM: 3.5-5" MEDIUM BLOOM: 2-3.5" SMALL BLOOM 1-2"
Family: English Climbing Rose
Size: Tall Climber SIZE GUIDE All measurements are approximate 'height x width' and refer to a 3 year old established rose, pruned once annually, measured during the first flush of flowers in June. 6m
Breeder: David Austin
Year of Introduction: 1961

Ideal For

10ft Wall or Fence
Large Arch
Front of House

Growing Conditions

North, East, South, West Facing
All soil types
Full Sunlight
Partial Sunlight

Origin of Name

Constance Spry (1886–1960) was a pioneer in flower arrangement and one of the first collectors of Old Roses in the early part of the 20th century.

English Climbing Roses

English Climbing Roses are perfect for softening structures or creating height in your garden. Unlike many climbing roses, they repeat flower with exceptional continuity and are clothed in blooms from the ground upwards. As a group, they don’t grow too tall, making them easy to manage and the perfect height for appreciating the beauty and fragrance of their blooms.

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The Story of

David Austin Roses

In the early 1950s David Austin set out to create a more beautiful rose. Sixty years on, this simple objective remains at the heart of what we do. From one man's vision David Austin Roses has gone on to breed a collection of roses renowned across the world.

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Climbing & rambling ROSE CARE & ADVICE

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A unique way to change the style of your home, simply by adding flowers.

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Arches are the best way to create an abundance of blooms in gardens and small outdoor spaces.

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Turn a simple pillar into a pretty perfumed masterpiece by covering with a climbing or small rambling rose.

How To Train and Tie-in Climbing and Rambling Roses

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By following these simple steps, you will ensure your potted climbing rose gets off to the best possible start.

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