Virtually black buds produce one of the darkest of all red roses. The large, nearly perfect blooms finish deep crimson having an outstanding fragrance and set off by dark glossy green foliage on a continual blooming plant. Makes a good cut flower.
A freshly picked bouquet of Wollerton Old Hall™ rose. The plump buds, with attractive flashes of red, open to form beautifully rounded, chalice-shaped blooms of soft apricot, which eventually pale to cream.
Category English Roses (English Rose Collection) Bred By David Austin Color Light Red Flower Type Double/Full Bloom Size Medium Shrub Hardiness Hardy Fragrance Tea Light Repeating Good Special Characteristics Stays short in warm climates.
The rich apricot flowers are of an informal rosette shape and are nicely quartered, each with a button eye which is retained to the end. Usually the fragrance is a lovely mix of tea with myrrh and fruit, although sometimes it is almost pure citrus.