Veilchenblau, a Lilac-lavender colored rose makes our list of top five ramblers for some very good reasons. It is wonderfully fragrant, nearly thornless, easy to grow, and somewhat shade tolerant.  Vielchenblau Rambler Class: Rambling, Hybrid Multiflora Origin: Johan Schmits 1909 Habit: Climbing, up to 6m Blooms: Masses of smaller semi-double flowers, no repeat. Very fragrant Parentage: Crimson Rambler … Read moreVeilchenblau

Golden Celebration English Rose

A nice pale yellow English shrub rose. With a good fragrance, it prefers a warmer drier climate and is a little bit frost tender. You may also see this labeled as the Ausgold.  It was first released by David Austin in the early 1990s.  Its parents are the great Abraham Darby and the Charles Austin. … Read moreGolden Celebration English Rose

Centifolia Rose

Centifolia (Cabbage) Rose The Cabbage rose (Centifolias), also called ‘Provence’ rose, was first cultivated in the Middle Ages and is famous for its strong floral scent and large double petalled flowers. The flowers are always a rich pink colour with greyish green foliage on a long stem. Due to a wonderful strong frangrance the Cabbage rose is … Read moreCentifolia Rose

Constance Spry

Constance Spry The First English Rose The very first of David Austins English rose collection, Constance Spry is still as popular as ever after more than 50 years on the market. While it has been supersceded by new and improved varieties, Constance will always hold a special place in the hearts of rose lovers. Unfortunately, … Read moreConstance Spry