Gertrude Jekyll®

(Ausbord) English Climbing Rose Bred By David Austin

Best For Flowering

Best For Fragrance

Colour: Bright pink
Flowering: Repeat Flowering
Fragrance: Strong, Old Rose
Size: Short Climber 2.5m
Bloom Size: Large

A short climber; it is always one of the first English Roses to start flowering. It bears perfect, little, scrolled buds, which open into the most beautiful rosette-shaped blooms of glowing bright pink. Read more

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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

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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

Delivery within 7-10 working days

Description

A short climber; it is always one of the first English Roses to start flowering. It bears perfect, little, scrolled buds, which open into the most beautiful rosette-shaped blooms of glowing bright pink. They have a strong, perfectly balanced Old Rose scent – often described as being the quintessential rose fragrance. Named after the famous garden designer.

Characteristics

Colour: Bright pink BLOOM COLOUR Colour may vary depending on growing conditions. Colour fade is a characteristic of some varieties.
Flowering: Repeat 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, Old Rose
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: Short 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. 2.5m
Breeder: David Austin
Year of Introduction: 1986

Growing Conditions

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

Origin of Name

Gertrude Jekyll was a famous garden designer and author, who has had a profound effect on the style of English gardens of the present day. She advocated incorporating roses in mixed borders and created over 400 picturesque gardens in the UK, Europe and America. She received the Veitch Memorial Medal and the RHS Victoria Medal of Honour.