Rose categories

The English Roses are designed to be used in mixed borders, where their glorious shrubby forms add great impact. These bushy plants have a graceful, shapely habit which makes them incredibly versatile in the garden, whether used alone in a traditional rose garden or mingled with herbaceous perennials where their long flowering season is very useful. Their vigor makes some varieties ideal for training as short climbers or for use as standard roses.

 David Austin's English Roses are renowned for the strength and complexity of their fragrances. These include myrrh, musky, fruity, tea rose as well as the classic old rose scent.

David Austin's English Roses will repeat flower several times each season.


Old Garden roses are the predecessors of today’s roses. Some date back to the time of the Roman Empire when they were revered for their beauty and fragrance. Roses have a long and colorful history. They have been symbols of love, beauty, war, and politics. The rose is, according to fossil evidence, 35 million years old.

Selection of roses that are represented to you here, impersonate unique collection in this region, collection that contains one part of all those varieties that marked the history of mankind. From The Holy Rose of Abyssinia (Rosa Sancta), around 3000 years old and famous Apothecary rose from 12th century, to the most beautiful garden plants from 18th and 19th century. Enjoy!

Serbian roses are new rose varieties bred in the Serbian climate by Radoslav Petrovic They are mainly shrubs or small climbers (HRH Prince Paul of Yugoslavia) with different colours and with the shape of the flowers in the old rose tradition. They repeat flowering very well and the plants are of excellent disease resistance.

Christopher Warner began a breeding program using a plant genus known as Hulthemia, a natural cross-genus hybrid with a rose. He produced healthy plants with good growth habit and beautiful flowers with recognizable eye in the middle. Many world famous roses are coming also from Warner’s Roses: the varieties with different characteristics, as Blue for You, Rhapsody in Blue, Open Arms and many climbers, shrubs and ground covers of unusual colours. Warner's roses flower right through from spring to winter.