The English Roses are designed to be used in mixed borders, where their glorious shrubby forms add great impact. These bushy plants have a graceful, shapely habit which makes them incredibly versatile in the garden, whether used alone in a traditional rose garden or mingled with herbaceous perennials where their long flowering season is very useful. Their vigor makes some varieties ideal for training as short climbers or for use as standard roses.
David Austin's English Roses are renowned for the strength and complexity of their fragrances. These include myrrh, musky, fruity, tea rose as well as the classic old rose scent.
David Austin's English Roses will repeat flower several times each season.
Dominique Massad is a known rose breeder who became famous during the period when he created the great majority of roses from Generosa® range for, the highly respected French nursery, Guillot.
In recent years his work has been linked to Pétales de Roses, and new types of roses that he is breeding are becoming better and better. Rose lovers recognize his varieties and enthusiastically welcome each new rose that he makes. Judging by the interest of fans of this French rose breeder, a native of Marseilles, has all chances to become an iconic breeder. His roses adorn the above unusual flowers in the antique manner, both with lots of petals, and those with simple flowers, which resemble wild roses. Luscious, fragrant flowers, unusual colors, richly fulfilling, and lush bushes of various sizes, as well as some beautiful climbers. Disease resistance and long flowering are also characteristics of these roses.
Because of the beauty they provide, they are ideal for smaller, but also for bigger gardens, as well as open spaces.
Old Garden roses are the predecessors of today’s roses. Some date back to the time of the Roman Empire when they were revered for their beauty and fragrance. Roses have a long and colorful history. They have been symbols of love, beauty, war, and politics. The rose is, according to fossil evidence, 35 million years old.
Selection of roses that are represented to you here, impersonate unique collection in this region, collection that contains one part of all those varieties that marked the history of mankind. From The Holy Rose of Abyssinia (Rosa Sancta), around 3000 years old and famous Apothecary rose from 12th century, to the most beautiful garden plants from 18th and 19th century. Enjoy!
Christopher Warner began a breeding program using a plant genus known as Hulthemia, a natural cross-genus hybrid with a rose. He produced healthy plants with good growth habit and beautiful flowers with recognizable eye in the middle. Many world famous roses are coming also from Warner’s Roses: the varieties with different characteristics, as Blue for You, Rhapsody in Blue, Open Arms and many climbers, shrubs and ground covers of unusual colours. Warner's roses flower right through from spring to winter.