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We are Kent's largest and best grower of Roses, specialising in mail order deliveries - a service we have been operating for over 50 years. It should hardly come as a surprise that we have a huge selection of roses that you can choose to buy from our vast catalogue.

Visit our dedicated online shop at www.britishroses.co.uk for details on our potted and bare root rose mail order delivery service. Click on the images below to link to our British Roses website and to purchase products.

Macmillan Nurse

Macmillan NurseA Modern shrub rose. Clusters of perfectly formed, large, cupped, rosette shaped blooms, white-peach flushed in colour are produced repeatedly throughout the summer into the autumn. Blooms are subtly scented and are held on attractive dark green foliage. Makes a fantastic impact in a mass planting. Hardy. Good disease resistance. Grows to 90cm in height.

Maid of Kent

Maid of KentBRED BY RUMWOOD NURSERIES. This rampant climbing rose bears large racemes of small double pink blooms, fading to white with age repeatedly throughout the summer until first frost. Long arching stems with glossy dark green healthy foliage. This rose is perfect for growing up trees and as a pillar. Hardy. Good disease resistance. Grows to 600cm in height.

Maiden's Blush

Maiden's BlushAn Alba shrub rose. Clusters of beautiful fresh, loosely cupped blooms, blush pink in colour are produced throughout mid summer. Blooms carry an amazing sweet smelling fragrance. Foliage is grey green in colour and very healthy. A strong upright growing habit. A particularly tough and disease resistant variety. Hardy. Good disease resistance. Grows to over 200cm in height.

Maigold

MaigoldA repeat flowering climbing rose. Large double blooms, bronze-yellow in colour bearing a pleasing fragrance are produced repeatedly throughout the summer into the autumn. Foliage is dark green and glossy clothing thorny stems densely. Hardy. Good disease resistance. Grows to 250cm in height.

Mamma Mia

Mamma MiaAn excellently formed Hybrid Tea type rose bearing strong blooms of a red/orange with pink on the tips of the petal. This rose has a superb fragrance and excellent disease resistance. Glossy green foliage. Repeat flowers. Grows to 90cm in height and 70cm in spread.

Mandarin

MandarinA slightly fragrant patio rose which bear neat clusters of small flowers from late spring to autumn. Full deep pink blooms with orange shades, opening to a whirl of orange and yellow at its heart. Glossy dark green foliage. Grows to a height of 45cm.

Many Happy Returns

Many Happy ReturnsA cluster flowering floribunda rose. Large, fairly open, fragrant blooms of blush pink are produced fairly early in the spring. Medium green glossy foliage. A nice spreading habit, producing attractive hips in the autumn gives the impression of a small shrub rose. The name make this variety the perfect birthday gift. Hardy. Good disease resistance. Grows to 75cm in height.

Margaret Merril

Margaret MerrilSmall trusses of beautifully formed, pearly white flowers are produced throughout the flowering season. High centred and strongly scented blooms making this an ideal cut flower variety. Clothed in dark green, glossy foliage. Looks stunning as a mass planting. Hardy. Spray regularly against disease. Grows to 90cm in height.

Marigold Sweet Dreams

Marigold Sweet DreamsA repeat flowering patio rose. An incessant profusion of well formed, scented, Marigold-salmon blooms are produced repeatedly from head to toe throughout the summer until the first frost. Growth is compact and bushy with healthy dark green glossy foliage. A real stunner. Hardy. Good disease resistance. Grows to 60cm in height.

Marjorie Fair

Marjorie FairModern shrub rose. Masses of tiny blooms borne in hydrangea like heads are produced all summer long. Blooms have a slight musky fragrance, deep carmine with a white edge. Foliage is small, medium green and glossy. Compact and bushy growing habit. Ideal for planting in a mixed herbaceous border. Hardy. Good disease resistance. Grows to 100cm in height.

Masquerade

MasqueradeA repeat flowering climbing rose. Large trusses of slightly fragrant, yellow, then pink then red blooms are produced in profusion throughout the summer. Once finished these need to be dead headed to promote more flowers. Growth is vigorous, medium green in colour. Hardy. Good disease resistance. Grows to 250cm in height.

Max Graf

Max GrafA prostrate shrub rose. A mass of single pink blooms, with a strong apple scent, are produced throughout mid summer. A prostrate grower, travelling along the ground, rooting as it goes, provides a dense mat of glossy dark green foliage. A rose ideal for planting on a bank. Hardy. Good disease resistance. Grows to 120cm in height with a 300cm spread.

Mermaid

MermaidA repeat flowering climbing rose. Small clusters of large, sweetly fragrant, single blooms with a centre of fluffy stamens, primrose yellow in colour are produced repeatedly throughout the summer into the autumn. Foliage is a medium green and glossy with dark brown stems. A real eye catcher when mature. This rose grows best in a south facing sunny position on a wall. Hardy. Good disease resistance. Grows to 700cm in height.

Misty Morning

Misty MorningA lightly scented, pink rose.

Mme Alfred Carriere

Mme Alfred CarriereA repeat flowering climbing rose. Small clusters of large, double highly fragrant blooms, white in colour are produced repeatedly throughout the summer into the autumn. Foliage is medium green and vigorous. Grows very well up a north facing wall and has the ability to clothe the front of a north facing cottage. Hardy. Good disease resistance. Grows to 500cm in height.

Mme Gregoire Staechelin

Mme Gregoire StaechelinA large flowering climbing rose. Large hybrid tea, frilled blooms pink-shaded crimson are produced in abundance in early summer followed by large rose hips. Fragrance is rich, heavy and sweet. Medium green, vigorous foliage clothes this climber densely. A sight to beholden when mature and in full bloom. Hardy. Good disease resistance. Grows to 600cm in height.

Mme Hardy

Mme HardyA damask shrub rose. Clusters of perfectly poised, medium sized, cupped, blooms are produced throughout mid summer. Blooms opening flat are glistening white with an attractive green eye and have a fruity fragrance with a hint of lemon. Foliage is medium green. Stiff upright growing habit making this ideal for a mixed border. Hardy. Good disease resistance. Grows to 180cm in height.

Mme Issac Pereire

Mme Issac PereireA Bourbon shrub rose. Clusters of large, cupped, rich crimson blooms bearing an intense and powerful, delicious fragrance are produced repeatedly throughout the summer into the autumn. Foliage is large and dark green with a tall, open, arching growth habit. With training this rose can be grown as a climber. Hardy. Good disease resistance. Grows to 150cm in height. 240cm if grown as a climber.

Mme Pierre Oger

Mme Pierre OgerA Bourbon shrub rose. Clusters of perfectly poised, charming shell like blooms with a cupped formation, silvery cream pink in colour are produced repeatedly throughout the summer into the autumn. Blooms hold a delicious old rose fragrance. An extremely perpetual flowerer, with medium green foliage. Hardy. Good disease resistance. Grows to 120cm in height.

Moment in Time

Moment in TimeROSE OF THE YEAR 2012. This stunning variety produces a prolific amount of rich red blooms with a slight fragrance repeatedly throughout the summer into the autumn. Healthy, dark green and glossy foliage gets hidden by the sheer amount of blooms. Looks great either in the garden or a container. Hardy. Good disease resistance. Grows to 60-90cm in height.

Moody Blue

Moody BlueA large flowering hybrid tea rose bearing highly perfumed, beautifully formed blooms repeatedly throughout the summer into the autumn. This show stopping variety starts with blooms of an intense blue-lilac with violet tips, maturing to a much warmer silver-lilac shade. The wealthy of healthy green foliage is dark green and glossy providing the perfect offset for the blooms. Hardy. Good disease resistance. Grows to 100cm in height.

Moonlight

MoonlightA Hybrid Musk Shrub rose. Clusters of slightly fragrant, semi double, open blooms, pale lemon to white in colour, each with a heart of golden yellow stamens are produced repeatedly throughout the summer into the autumn. Foliage is green tinted red, with a bushy growing habit. Will grow in partial shade. Hardy. Good disease resistance. Grows to 120cm in height.

Mountbatten

MountbattenROSE OF THE YEAR 1982. A large growing variety of floribunda rose. Small clusters of fragrant, clear yellow blooms are produced repeatedly throughout the spring into the autumn. Foliage is of a medium green and a glossy texture. Tall growing habit making this an ideal variety for hedging and for the back of a border. Hardy. Good disease resistance. Grows to 120cm in height.

Moyesii Geranium

Moyesii GeraniumA Species shrub rose. Large racaemes of slightly fragrant, small, brilliant, rich red blooms are produced in abundance throughout the summer. Blooms are produced along long arching stems bearing small grey-green foliage. Brilliant large red hips proceed the blooms providing a fantastic show of autumn colour. Hardy. Good disease resistance. Grows to 180cm in height.

Mum in a Million

Mum in a MillionNEW TO RUMWOOD NURSERIES 2014. A large flowering hybrid tea rose. Also known as 'Millie'. Beautiful, shapely, cupped blooms, clear pink in colour are produced repeatedly throughout the summer into the autumn. Blooms carry an exceptionally beautiful fragrance. Foliage is dark green and glossy with a good bushy growing habit. This rose makes the perfect mother's day gift or just a gift to give your special mum. Hardy. Good disease resistance. Grows to 100cm in height.

My Dad

My DadA large flowering floribunda rose. Large, fragrant, bright red, fully double blooms are produced throughout the spring into the autumn. Clothed in attractive dark green leathery foliage offsetting the blooms perfectly. A sturdy upright growing habit. The name making this variety an ideal present or reminder. Hardy. Good disease resistance. Grows to 75cm in height.

My Girl

My GirlA Superb repeat flowering bush rose bearing beautiful double yellow blooms which have a lovely fragrance. Strong stems and green foliage make this rose is excellent for cut flowers. Good disease resistance. Grows to 90cm in height and 50cm spread.

My Mum

My MumA slightly fragrant, floribunda variety with mid sized blooms. Unusual, attractive scarlet flowers with a silver reverse are produced freely throughout the flowering season. A shorter bushy plant with attractive dark green foliage. The name makes this variety the ideal present or as a reminder. Hardy. Good disease resistance. Grows to 90 cm in height.


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