Rediscover the romance of roses with our collection of old and modern shrub roses. Many combine perfume, beautifully formed blooms and good health and are useful for a diverse range of situations. They are also generally easy to grow and will tolerate a wide variety of conditions and soil types. Shrub roses are perfect for growing individually in garden borders, planted in threes to give an even greater wow factor or planted en masse to create a truly sensational display. Some taller shrub roses can even be trained to grow as small climbers.
(Gallica) This rose is highly scented, pale pink with a deeper centre. When fully open the irregular petals form a loose quartered effect reminiscent of crumpled crepe paper. More vigorous than its close relative ''Empress Josephine''. Learn More
(Gallica) An exceptional shrub and good on light sandy soils. Very vigorous, with large arching branches which bear flat, single flowers of bright pink and gold stamens, all along their length in mid June. Plentiful, foliage. Origin unknown. Learn More
(Gallica) 'Red Rose of Lancaster' 'The Apothecary’s Rose'. A showy shrub with erect yet bushy growth. The flowers of light crimson are semi-double and borne all over the bush in June. Of great antiquity. Learn More
(Gallica) 'Rosa gallica versicolour' A striking and very old rose, the semi-double blooms being large with splashes of pink and white on a crimson background. Bushy. Said to be named after Fair Rosamund, mistress of Henry II. 12th century. Learn More
(Gallica) 'Scarlet Fire'. A handsome shrub bearing an abundance of large, rich, scarlet-crimson single flowers with pronounced golden stamens. Large urn-shaped hips carried throughout most of the winter. Outstanding. Learn More