David Austin Roses

Saturday 29th June 2024 to Sunday 30th June 2024

Discover the Timeless Beauty of David Austin Roses

David Austin Roses are a renowned type of rose developed by the British breeder David Austin. These roses are famous for their beauty, fragrance, and the way they combine the best traits of old-fashioned roses with the repeat flowering and wide color range of modern roses. Here are some key features of David Austin Roses:

  • Fragrance: They are well-known for their strong and varied fragrances, which can range from classic rose to fruity, myrrh, and musk scents.
  • Bloom Form: The blooms are typically large, full, and often cupped or rosette-shaped, reminiscent of old garden roses.
  • Repeat Flowering: Unlike many old garden roses, David Austin Roses bloom repeatedly throughout the season, providing continuous colour and beauty in the garden.
  • Variety: There is a wide range of colours and forms available, including climbers, shrub roses, and small patio roses.
  • Disease Resistance: Many varieties have been bred for improved resistance to common rose diseases, making them easier to care for in the garden.

David Austin began his work in the 1940s and introduced his first commercially available rose, ‘Constance Spry,’ in 1961. Since then, his company has released numerous popular varieties, making a significant impact on rose gardening worldwide.