Rosa Gertrude Jekyll® AGM (climbing rose)

Rosa Gertrude Jekyll® AGM (climbing rose)


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An elegant English climbing rose from David Austin, Rosa Gertrude Jekyll® (Ausbord) is one of the first English roses to start flowering and has large, bright, deep pink rosette-shaped flowers, which open from tightly scrolled pink buds, and produces an exceptionally beautiful, strong ‘Old Rose’ fragrance.

Twice voted the nation's favourite rose by BBC Gardeners' World, it is particularly gorgeous when trained over a pergola or along a fence. Also healthy and reliable, this repeat flowering rose is a recipient of the RHS AGM (Award of Garden Merit), for all round excellence in the garden.

This extraordinarily successful rose is an appropriate tribute to the garden designer whose work staggered two centuries (mid-nineteenth to early twentieth) and several continents (Europe and USA).  Working alongside the architect Edwin Lutyens, Gertrude Jekyll's impact on British gardens has been enduring. The first to suggest that roses should be incorporated into a mixed border, her loose, painterly use of colour and texture enlivened the herbaceous borders of generations of gardeners.

Pot Size: 6L