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2017: New David Austin English Roses:
Ready for Their Close-ups in Dual Roles

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North American gardeners keen for the first whiff of spring will be cheered as David Austin Roses unveils its newest English Roses for Spring 2017: pure white ‘Desdemona’ and glowing pink ‘The Ancient Mariner’. Both roses are products of a 20-year Austin breeding program that is achieving exceptional levels of disease-resistance, free-flowering bloom, fragrance, beauty and charm. With the new introductions, a total of 114 Austin-bred English Rose varieties are now available to American and Canadian gardeners.

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Perfect Blooms That Beg to
Be Brought Indoors

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There’s a special pleasure in cutting flowers fresh from your own garden. That pleasure is tenfold when the flowers you cut grow in such abundance all season that taking some for the vase still leaves plenty in garden beds. Michael Marriott, longtime technical director of David Austin Roses in Albrighton, UK, offers tips on growing, cutting, caring for and arranging roses fresh from the garden.

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Fragrant rose flier

Most Fragrant English Roses - Downloadable Flier

English Roses are known for fragrance. Recently, David Austin’s technical director and senior rosarian, Michael Marriott catalogued a compendium of the breeder’s top fragrant varieties.

“Rose perfumes entrance us,” says Marriott. “One whiff can excite instant memory recall. Fragrance is so vivid a sensation that it summons up a specific rose variety with remarkable precision, often including recall of the exact time and place when one first encountered it.”

This downloadble two-sided handout lists Marriot's choices of the most exquisite English Roses roses based, above all, on their fragrances.

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Online Editorial Image Gallery

270+ large format images: most sized at 8x10 inches @ 300dpi or larger
(2400 x 3600 pixels and up).

Hi-res and PowerPoint-sized images of David Austin's English roses, garden scenes and more. Searchable by variety name, theme and color.

Click on any image to see a larger preview, plus full caption, image dimensions and photo credits.

There's a download button for hi res versions. To save for PowerPoint, right-click on the large preview and use your browsers Save As feature.

All images are provided free and copyright-free for editorial and educational use only. All other rights reserved, David Austin Roses.