Maréchal Davoust

Old Rose
Colour: Carmine pink to purple
Flowering: Once Flowering
Fragrance: Medium, Old Rose
Size: Very Large Shrub 1.75cm 1.5cm
Bloom Size: Large

Attractive buds, covered with green-brown moss, open to large, shapely flowers of intense carmine-pink, turning to lilac and purple. Each has a button centre and a green eye. An excellent garden shrub of elegant, arching growth, laden with flowers. Read more

Mixed Border

Shady Areas

See more rose information
 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

Prefer a potted rose?

See Recommendations

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

Prefer a potted rose?

See Recommendations

Save 10% when you buy three of the same rose

Description

Attractive buds, covered with green-brown moss, open to large, shapely flowers of intense carmine-pink, turning to lilac and purple. Each has a button centre and a green eye. An excellent garden shrub of elegant, arching growth, laden with flowers. Fragrant.

Characteristics

Colour: Carmine pink to purple 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: Medium, 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: Old Rose
Size: Very Large Shrub 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. 1.75cm 1.5cm
Breeder: Robert
Year of Introduction: 1853

Ideal For

Mixed Border
Shady Areas

Growing Conditions

East, South, West Facing
All soil types
Full Sunlight

Shrub Roses

The Shrub Rose group consists of Rugosa Roses, Hybrid Musks, the so-called Modern Roses and Ground Cover Roses. They generally form large, tough shrubs and many varieties are repeat-flowering. With their graceful, natural growth they are particularly suited to combining with other plants and shrubs in mixed cottage garden style borders. Our English Roses also sit in the Shrub Rose class and we encourage you to consider these too before making your final selection.

Shop Shrub Roses

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.

learn more

Advice on how to care for your roses

Feeding and Mulching Roses

Feeding and mulching provides your rose with key nutrients and protection to keep it healthy.

The Basics of Growing Roses

The best way to keep your plants free from pests and diseases is to grow them as well as possible.

How to Plant a Potted Shrub Rose

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

How to Plant a Potted Shrub Rose

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

The Basics of Growing Roses

The best way to keep your plants free from pests and diseases is to grow them as well as possible.