Get the RHS Chelsea look

Get the RHS Chelsea look

……..with English roses this summer

(All images and text courtesy of David Austin)

Looking to create a showstopping garden this summer?

At this year’s RHS Chelsea Flower Show, David Austin® were awarded a 28th gold medal for its display of beautiful and fragrant English roses.

Now you can take inspiration from this award-winning exhibit by adding some of the featured roses to your own outdoor space – adding charm, character and fragrance.

Dannahue® (Ausa6b15)

An upright, bushy shrub that is happy in pots and containers, with the versatility of also thriving against walls and fences. Introduced in 2023, Dannahue® is named after ‘The Black Gardener’ Danny Clark’s birth name.

Rose Dannahue from David Austin

Kew Gardens® (Ausfence)

This rose produces soft apricot buds which open to small, single white flowers, held up on a large head like a hydrangea. It is extremely healthy and almost thornless, with a bushy, upright growth habit.

Rose Kew Gardens from David Austin

Elizabeth® (Ausmajesty)

Introduced in 2022, Elizabeth® is named in honour of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II. A majestic rose bearing clusters of large, crisp apple blossom pink rosettes, paling to blush white, with magnificent lemon sherbet and old rose fragrance.

Rose Elizabeth from David Austin

Tottering-by-Gently® (Auscartoon)

This spectacular rose creates an impactful display when planted en masse. It features single blooms held in large open sprays on a rounded, branching shrub, transforming any outdoor space into a breathtaking rose garden.

Rose Tottering-By-Gently

Gabriel Oak ® (Auscrowd)

This striking English shrub rose will add impact and vibrant colour to any outdoor space with its medium-sized deep pink blooms, mulberry stems and dark green foliage. It is ideal for planting in mixed borders, pots or containers, and is an excellent way to create stunning hedges.

Rose Gabriel Oak from David Austin

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Angela Slater

Daughter of a farmer and market gardener so have always had a connection with the outdoors, whether it was keeping animals or producing fruit, vegetables and cut flowers. Along with my work at Hayes Garden World I also have a smallholding, mainly breeding rare breed pigs. I gained an HND and BSc in Conservation and Environmental Land Management, as a result I am an ardent environmentalist and have a keen interest in environmentally friendly gardening. In my time at Hayes I worked for several years in the Outdoor Plant and Houseplant areas.