Few flowers say summer in the UK quite like the classic rose. The nation's favourite flower, the variety of types, colours and scents available are almost endless. Great for adding a touch of summer colour to the garden, we have a wide variety of roses in the Garden Centre: all are British grown, and many are coming into bloom as we speak. There's a mixture of traditional roses and modern varieties to choose from – if you are looking for a specific type, our friendly garden experts are always on hand to help!
This low-maintenance rose can be placed almost anywhere in the garden (depending on the variety). They produce clusters of flowers and can spread up to 3 feet depending on their growing conditions.
These roses are great for training on a variety of surfaces, including fences and pillars. They grow to a height of 6 – 20 feet; produce large, single flowers as well as smaller flowers on the patio climbing roses. Some flower repeatedly, others flower once in the summer.
The rambling rose is different from the climbing rose in that rambling roses produce more clusters of flowers. They can be trained to climb on trellises and archways and can grow up to 40 feet tall. Some flower repeatedly, others flower once in the summer.
Producing beautiful, highly scented full blooms, the English rose is ideal for those wishing to cut their roses for bouquets and arrangements. They can be trained to climb however also look beautiful when grown in deep containers; some climbing English roses can grow to a height of 20 feet.
David Austin roses are renowned for their distinctive style, beautiful blooms and lovely scent. The result of a lifelong – and still ongoing - quest to create a more beautiful rose, David Austin began working towards this goal in the early 1950s. Today, his roses are the choice of many gardeners, and David Austin now works with his son David and grandson Richard in continuing to grow stunning, British grown roses which remain popular across the country.
We have a wide selection of David Austin roses in the Garden Centre, in a variety of colours. They can prove incredibly popular, so if you are looking for a particular type we'd recommend calling ahead to check it's in stock.
Looking to add a rose (or ten!) to your garden this summer? We have a wide variety in the garden centre: ask a member of staff for help choosing your perfect rose.