April 12, 2013 lindamckendry

Recommendations from David Austin for the Healthiest Roses in California


I’m often asked, “Which are the easiest roses to grow?” Here’s a list of my personal recommendations. The complete list of recommended Austin roses for California was compiled by Michael Marriott and is a published in The Sustainable Rose Garden. The list was garnered from trials at Austin and also from years of customer reports.

Benjamen Britten
Carding Mill
Golden Celebration
Lady Emma Hamilton
Pat Austin
Snow Goose
Tess of the d’urbervilles
The Alnwick Rose
The Dark Lady
Golden Celebration clg.
Graham Thomas
Jubilee Celebration
Lady Emma Hamilton

These roses will be available in 5-gallon containers at the Santa Monica Spring Jubilee, celebrating Brit Week on May 4th and 5th.