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Best David Austin Roses for Gardeners in New England

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How not to fall in love with English Roses’ dazzling beauty, fine qualities, and seductive fragrance? David Austin’s English Roses are ravishingly beautiful cultivars that combine Old Roses’ flower forms and perfume with the color range and repeat-flowering habits of modern roses. As a Rose breeder, David Austin’s achievement is marrying the romantic “English Rose” look with reliable garden performance, vigorous growth, full bushes, disease resistance, and prolific season-long bloom. Over English Roses have been released since 1961, with many receiving the highest rewards. It is no wonder, therefore, that David Austin’s English Roses are becoming increasingly popular.

Wondering which English rose cultivars have proven reliably hardy and entirely worth growing in New England gardens? We have asked Michael Marriott, senior Rosarian for David Austin Roses. He is also one of the world’s most respected rose experts and well-known for his garden design and common sense approach to gardening. He travels the globe in his work, often sharing his expertise in lively radio, TV, newspaper, and magazine interviews. He has been an integral part of David Austin Roses for 30 years.

Here are Michael’s recommendations in terms of David Austin roses for the New England region.

Guide Information

Hardiness 4 - 10
Plant Type Roses
Genus Rosa, Rosa - English Rose
Exposure Full Sun, Partial Sun
Season of Interest Spring (Late)
Summer (Early, Mid, Late)
Fall
Height
Spread
Maintenance Average
Water Needs Average
Soil Type Chalk, Clay, Loam, Sand
Soil pH Acid, Alkaline, Neutral
Soil Drainage Moist but Well-Drained, Well-Drained
Characteristics Cut Flowers, Fragrant, Showy
Attracts Butterflies
Landscaping Ideas Hedges And Screens, Wall-Side Borders, Beds And Borders, Patio And Containers, Arbors, Pergolas, Trellises, Walls And Fences
Garden Styles City and Courtyard, Informal and Cottage, Traditional Garden

Best David Austin Roses for New England

Rosa Benjamin Britten (English Rose)
Rosa Boscobel (English Rose)
Rosa Carding Mill (English Rose)
Rosa Charlotte (English Rose)
Rosa Crown Princess Margareta (English Rose)
Rosa Darcey Bussel (English Rose)
Rosa Gentle Hermione (English Rose)
Rosa Gertrude Jekyll (English Rose)
Rosa Golden Celebration (English Rose)
Rosa Grace (English Rose)
Rosa Graham Thomas (English Rose)
Rosa Harlow Carr (English Rose)
Rosa James Galway (English Rose)
Rosa Jubilee Celebration (English Rose)
Rosa Lady Emma Hamilton (English Rose)
Rosa Lady of Shalott (English Rose)
Rosa Molineux (English Rose)
Rosa Munstead Wood (English Rose)
Rosa Princess Alexandra of Kent (English Rose)
Rosa Princess Anne (English Rose)
Rosa Queen of Sweden (English Rose)
Rosa Scepter’d Isle (English Rose)
Rosa Sophy’s Rose (English Rose)
Rosa Susan Williams-Ellis (English Rose)
Rosa Teasing Georgia (English Rose)
Rosa The Alnwick Rose (English Rose)
Rosa The Generous Gardener (English Rose)
Rosa The Lark Ascending (English Rose)
Rosa The Mayflower (English Rose)
Rosa Wollerton Old Hall (English Rose)

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Garden Examples

A Fabulous Duo to Try: Rose ‘Sharifa Asma’ with Campanula
A Fabulous Duo: Rose ‘Gertrude Jekyll’ & Geranium ‘Brookside’
A Fabulous Duo: Rose ‘Harlow Carr’ & Lavender ‘Hidcote’
A Fabulous Duo: Rose ‘Crocus Rose’ & Phacelia tanacetifolia
A Fabulous Duo: Rose ‘Benjamin Britten’ & Geranium ‘Johnson’s Blue’
A Fabulous Duo: Rose ‘Teasing Georgia’ & Achillea ‘Paprika’
Explore Great Plant Combination Ideas
Rosa (Rose) Rosa (English Roses)
Explore Great Plant Combination Ideas
New England
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While every effort has been made to describe these plants accurately, please keep in mind that height, bloom time, and color may differ in various climates. The description of these plants has been written based on numerous outside resources.

Guide Information

Hardiness 4 - 10
Plant Type Roses
Genus Rosa, Rosa - English Rose
Exposure Full Sun, Partial Sun
Season of Interest Spring (Late)
Summer (Early, Mid, Late)
Fall
Height
Spread
Maintenance Average
Water Needs Average
Soil Type Chalk, Clay, Loam, Sand
Soil pH Acid, Alkaline, Neutral
Soil Drainage Moist but Well-Drained, Well-Drained
Characteristics Cut Flowers, Fragrant, Showy
Attracts Butterflies
Landscaping Ideas Hedges And Screens, Wall-Side Borders, Beds And Borders, Patio And Containers, Arbors, Pergolas, Trellises, Walls And Fences
Garden Styles City and Courtyard, Informal and Cottage, Traditional Garden
Explore Great Plant Combination Ideas
Rosa (Rose) Rosa (English Roses)
Explore Great Plant Combination Ideas
New England
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New England

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