Our Roses

Climbing and Rambling

(#) = Once-flowering varieties
(o/r) = Cutting grown varieties
(p) = Roses proprietory to us are indicated thus
(*) = Roses new to us this season are marked

Climbing and Rambling RosesThis group comprises all climbing rose; old-fashioned, ramblers and noisettes, as well as modern and large-flowered climbers. Some are once-flowering (#); most are remontant.

Adelaide d’Orleans# Medium, semi-double; white, in clusters. Vigorous, to 5m+
Aimee Vibert (n). Small to medium, double, rosette-like. Pure white. Good musk scent. 5m.
Albertine#. Medium, double, muddled; lobster pink, yellow base. Good scent. 6m+
Ali Baba. (syn. CHEwalibaba) An absolutely superb rose from our Chris Warner collection. Large, double, high-centred. Salmon and azalea pink. Good scent (spicy, of nettles). 3m
Alister Stella Gray. (n)  Medium, double. Egg yellow, ageing white. 3.5m
Aloha (1949) Large, full; slightly rosette; rose pink, warmer centre. Good scent. 2.5m
Aloha (2004) Medium, double; red-orange, shaded apricot and pink. 3m.
Altissimo. Large, 7 petals, cupped; blood red.  Espaliers and picks well. 3m.
Autumnalis. Small, almost double, white, scented. Large clusters. Few thorns. 3m.
Awakening. (o/r) Medium to large, very full. Pale pink. Sport of ‘New Dawn’. 4m+
Bantry Bay. Masses of medium to large, open, informal, soft pink. 3m x 4m+
Belle Portugaise.# (1903) Hybrid gigantea. Very long buds. Very large (to 15cm), semi-double, pale flesh pink (like silk handkerchiefs). In our opinion, one of the most beautiful roses ever created. Early bloomer and remontant in favorable conditions. 6m+
Blossomtime. Medium, full;  soft pink, deep pink reverse. Lovely perfume. 2.5m
Blush Noisette (n) Small, open, cupped; pinkish white, tinted lilac. Musky scent. 3m
Blush Rambler.# Small, semi-single, in huge clusters. Pale pink. 3m x 5m
Bright Ideas. (p) Another good rose from our Horner collection. Medium, double, loosely cupped, deep pink striped silvery-white and pale pink. 3m.
Celine Forestier. (n) A superb, if somewhat slow-growing noisette with large, full, primrose yellow blooms, often tinged pink, in small clusters. 3m+
Compassion. Medium to large, double; warm pink, shaded apricot. Good fragrance. 3m
Crepuscule. (n) Medium, double, informal, apricot yellow. Fragrant. Continuous bloom. 4m
Crimson Descant. (p) Large, double, open; bright deeper red. Spreading. 1.8m x 2.5m
Crimson Glory Clg. Climbing sport of the classic old hybrid tea. Large, double; crimson red; sensational perfume. 5m+
Cybele. Large, double, cupped, deep cerise pink. Strong fragrance. 3m x 3m.
David Ruston’s White Rambler. (study name) Huge clusters of small, very full, white. Very vigorous. 5m x 10m+. 
Dublin Bay. Large, double, deep red,  in clusters. An excellent climber.4m
Duchesse de Brabant Clg Medium to large, double, cupped. Soft pink. Fragrant. 4m.
Emily Gray#. Large, loosely double; deep buff yellow. Scented. 5m x 5m
Florentina. Large, full, quartered. Brilliant red. To 2.5m. 2016 release.
Fourth of July. Medium, semi-double, cupped; Red and white striped. 2m+
Francis E. Lester. Medium, single, in huge clusters. White, edged light pink. Fruity fragrance. 3m+
Gardeners’ Glory. (syn. CHEwability) From our Chris Warner collection. Medium to large, loosely double. Mid yellow, ageing paler. 3m.
Ghislaine de Feligonde. (o/r) Small to medium, double. Orange yellow, fading lighter. Good scent. 2m x 3m+.
Gold Bunny Clg. Large, double, ruffled. Mid yellow. A good yellow climber. 3m+
Golden Gate. Large, double. Strong lemon yellow. Scented. A good Kordes rose. 3m+
Hiawatha# (o/r). Small, single, cupped; crimson pink, white eye. 6m
Jasmina. Large, double, loose. Mauve pink, paling to edges. Superb health. 3m
*Kalmiaflora#(p). Discovered here on the Southern Highlands by Pat Bowley in his garden. A chance ‘Wedding Day’ seedling, with the same attributes, and cupped, Kalmia-like blooms. A beautifully unusual rose. 6m+ x 5m+
Kathleen Harrop. A lighter pink sport of Zepherin Drouhin, with all the same qualities.
Laguna. Large, full, old-style, blooms in magenta pink. Strong scent. Great disease resistance. 2.5m
Lady Hillingdon Clg. A climbing sport of the ever popular tea rose. 5m x 6m.
Lady Sylvia Clg. A climbing sport of the 1926 hybrid tea, itself a sport of ‘Ophelia’. Large, double. Creamy flesh, centre deeper pink. Good scent. 4m.
Lamarque. (n) Large, double. White with hints of lemon at centre. A classic. 5m+
Long John Silver. (the rose sold as….) This could be its sister variety ‘Iceland Queen’. Medium, cupped, full; white, sometimes tinged blush. Strong musky scent. It repeats well for us. Extremely vigorous. 4m x 7m+.  
Madison. (syn. CHEwnuture).  From our Chris Warner collection, Large, double, well-formed blooms in a strong, warm pink with a creamy reverse. Unusual spicy scent. Named in memory of baby Madison Moore of Alpine, NSW, who tragically saw no more than a few hours of life. 3m x 1.5m  
Manita. Large, semi-double; bright pink, pale yellow eye. 3m
Marechal Niel. (n) Very large, full. Soft, creamy yellow. 3m+
Mermaid. Large, single, soft creamy lemon; Extremely vigorous. 10m+
Mme Alfred Carriere. (n) Large, dbl, rounded; pale pinkish white. Strong scent. 5m+
Mrs. Herbert Stevens Clg. Large, loosely double. Pure white. Good scent. 4m+.
Nahema. Medium, very full, cupped; light pink. Good fruit and citrus scent. 2.5m
New Dawn (o/r). Medium, double, loose; pale flesh pink. Mild sweet scent. 4m
Orange Dawn.(o/r) From our Chris Warner collection. Loosely double, medium, orange, reverse paler. If kept cut to shrub size, will produce more flowers. 2.5m.
Paul’s Lemon Pillar.# Large, double, well-formed; pale lemon. Very fragrant, 4m
Pride of Venus. Large, double, pale lemon. Good for an arch. 2.5m
*Prudence. (the rose sold as…). Large, loosely double. Cerise/salmon. Scented. 4m.
Red Pierre. Large, double, cupped deep red. Good pillar variety. 3m x 1.5m
Renae. Small to medium, double. Warm pink. Good scent. Virtually thornless. 4m.
Salmon Scentsation. Large, double. Salmon pink. Fragrant. 3m.
Scent from Heaven. (syn. CHEwbabaluv). From our Chris Warner collection, with scented salmon orange well-formed blooms, set off by the dark, very glossy coppery green foliage. Rose of the Year (ROTY) in the UK for 2016. 3m
Sea Foam. (o/r) Small to medium, double, creamy white in clusters. Semi prostrate, trailing growth. Should be trained to climb. 0.8m x 3m
Silver Moon # (o/r). Large, single; creamy white, deeper at base. 6m+
Sky Tower. Large, semi-double, bright, deep pink. Great on a trellis. 2.5 x 4m
Soaring Spirits. Medium to large, single. White, striped pink and yellow. 2.5m.
Social Climber. Large, double, well-formed; rosy pink. 3m+
Sombreuil. Medium, very full, flat; creamy white. Good fragrance. 3m.
Souvenir de la Malmaison Clg. Large, dbl, quartered, flat; creamy flesh. Wonderful spicy ‘bourbon’ fragrance. A classic old rose. 4m+
Souvenir de Mme. Boullet Clg. The climbing form of the classic pernetiana, with, large, loosely double, apricot yellow blooms. Some scent. 5m.
Souvenir de Mme. Leonie Viennot. Large, double. Deep peachy yellow pink, silvery reverse. Strong tea fragrance. 4m x 10m+. A superb large climber.
Sparrieshoop. Large, single, in sprays; warm pink, pale eye. Tall, angular growth. 3m
Spectabilis. Medium, double, cupped. Rosy lilac ageing white. Good musk scent. 4m+.
Super Lass. (o/r) Small, semi-double, purplish-pink with white eye. Wiry growth to 3m+
The Witching Hour. (syn. CHEwsinger) Another gem from our Chris Warner collection. Small, single, purple blooms with a white eye produced in huge clusters. Repeats brilliantly. 3m.
Twilight Glow. Very large, double, cupped; orange-apricot. Good fruity scent. 3m+
Veilchenblau.# A wonderful old rambler. Small, semi-double, cupped in large clusters. Violet purple. Scented. Sporadic repeating. 2.5m x 5m
Westerland. Large, double, cupped; light orange. Mild scent, with hints of clove. 4m
Wild Rover. Small to medium, semi-double, open; in an unusual shade of purple red. Moderate scent. 2.5m
Zepherin Drouhin. Medium to large, double, informal, rose pink. Superb scent. Thornless!! Another classic old rose. 3m x 4m.


 

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