St. Alban Climbing
David Austin Recommended Variety
|| English Roses
|| (English Rose Climbers)
|| Fresh Scent
A beautiful rose at all stages of its development. As the blooms open, we
have a lovely rounded globular bud, within which we can catch glimpses of
numerous folded petals. Gradually they unfurl until we have an attractive
shallow cup filled with numerous petals. The colour commences as a rich
yellow, gradually tending towards a soft yellow. This is not a very formal
flower-just a pretty arrangement of petals.
The growth is the kind we so much favour - an arching shrub, holding the
numerous branches with nicely poised flowers. Plenty of luxurious foliage
with excellent disease- resistance.
It has a pleasing fresh scent that is hard to define, but has been
described as similar to the fragrance we experience when we walk into a
We have named this rose in honour of the Royal National Rose Society,
which was founded in 1876 and was the first Society of its kind. Over the
years it has been at the centre of all matters to do with roses and has done
so much good work. Five percent of the proceeds from this rose will go to
the Society. 4 ft. x 3.5 ft. (1.2 x 1.0m) or 8 ft. (2.5m) as a climber.
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