David Austin Roses - The Lark Ascending Rose
David Austin The Lark Ascending Rose

Rosa The Lark Ascending®


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Graceful semi-double flowers, of a pleasing apricot, in large heads of up to fifteen nicely spaced blooms, cover the whole The Lark Ascending (Ausursula) rose bush from the ground upwards in a balanced display. Forms a tall airy shrub or perfect for hedging.

Please note, our roses are available to purchase all year round, so depending on the time of year your rose may either arrive in bloom or have been pruned or deadheaded appropriately for the season.


David Austin bred this rose in honour of what is regarded as one of the most popular pieces of English classical music. 'The Lark Ascending', a pastoral romance for orchestra, was composed by Ralph Vaughan Williams in the first year of WWI.

  • English shrub rose grown for hedging and scent
  • Flowering period, repeat: June to September
  • Fully hardy
  • Attractive to bees
  • Classic plant for mixed border or hedging
  • All soil types
  • All aspects
  • Full sun or partial shade

Dig a hole larger than the root ball and loosen surrounding soil, sprinkle with Mycorrhizal Fungi to promote root growth, position rose, infill and water well. Deadhead spent blooms to promote new buds. Please see our Rose pruning guide.


Gentle scent of tea and myrrh

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