Boscobel - David Austin Rose

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BOSCOBEL

English Rose - bred by David Austin

Shrub Rose

Perfectly formed, beautifully fragrant, upward-facing blooms

Red buds open to beautifully formed, upward-facing, coral-pink rosettes. Numerous small petals, of varying shades, mingle to provide a most pleasing effect. The strong myrrh fragrance has a hawthorn character with delicious hints of elderflower, pear and almond. A vigorous variety; it quickly forms an upright shrub of medium size, with dark green, glossy foliage. David Austin, 2012.

  • Bred by David Austin

DETAILED DESCRIPTION

Red buds open to beautifully formed, upward-facing, coral-pink rosettes. Numerous small petals, of varying shades, mingle to provide a most pleasing effect. The strong myrrh fragrance has a hawthorn character with delicious hints of elderflower, pear and almond. A vigorous variety; it quickly forms an upright shrub of medium size, with dark green, glossy foliage. David Austin, 2012.

GROWTH HABIT

A vigorous and healthy variety, it is quick to establish in the garden where it will form an upright shrub of medium size, with dark green, glossy foliage. Position this rose toward the middle of the border.

ORIGINS OF THE NAME

Boscobel House, owned by English Heritage, was built in 1632. It is famous for the fact that Charles II hid there in an oak tree, whilst being pursued by Cromwell’s soldiers during the English Civil War.

ROSE CHARACTERISTICS

 

Rose Type English Rose - bred by David Austin
Growth Type Shrub Rose
Sub Type English Leander Hybrid
Colour Coral-pink
Fragrance Strength Strong
Flowering Repeat Flowering
Disease Resistance Excellent
Height 1m
Width 0,75m
Breeder David Austin
Year of Introduction 2012
 Appellation Auscousin