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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.

Rachel

RachelA beautiful large flowered fragrant hybrid tea type rose. Blooms are peach in colour with a frilly outer edge to the petals. Has an excellent fragrance and glossy green foliage. Good disease resistance and a long flowering period. Grows to 1m in height and 60cm in spread.

Rambling Rector

Rambling RectorA large rambling rose. Large trusses of creamy white, fading to white blooms are produced en-masse in midsummer. Blooms are fragrant and have a cluster of golden yellow stamens and are followed by an attractive hip display. Foliage is a very healthy grey-green. The best rose for scrambling up through trees, covering walls and unsightly buildings. Can be grown up a north facing wall. Hardy. Good disease resistance. Grows to over 800cm in height.

Rambling Rosie

Rambling RosieA repeat flowering rambling rose. Large clusters of small bright red single blooms with a slight fragrance are produced repeatedly throughout midsummer into autumn. Foliage is small, healthy, dark green and glossy, held by long arching stems. Looks stunning grown as a pillar. Hardy. Good disease resistance. Grows to over 350cm in height.

Red New Dawn

Red New DawnA repeat flowering climbing rose. Clusters of medium sized red blooms are produced in great numbers throughout the summer into the autumn. Blooms are slightly fragrant and continue until first frost. Foliage is deep green and glossy providing a nice back drop for the blooms. Hardy. Good disease resistance. Grows to 350cm in height.

Regensberg

RegensbergA cluster flowering floribunda rose. Clusters of scented blooms, clear pink edged white are produced repeatedly throughout the summer into the autumn. Foliage is a mid green and plentiful with a low growing bushy growth habit. A beautiful rose for the front of your border. Hardy. Good disease resistance. Grows to 60cm in height.

Reine des Violettes

Reine des ViolettesA Hybrid Perpetual shrub rose. Clusters of medium sized, full blooms opening flat in various shades of purple and lilac are produced repeatedly throughout the summer into the autumn. Blooms hold a strong old rose fragrance. Foliage is a healthy, dusky green held by almost thornless stems. Hardy. Good disease resistance. Grows to 120cm in height.

Remember Me

Remember MeA large flowering hybrid tea rose. Slightly fragrant, well-shaped blooms of a deep copper and orange blend are produced freely in clusters throughout the summer through to the autumn. Vigorous upright growth. Foliage is dark green and glossy. Excellent bedding variety. Good disease resistance. Grows to 90cm in height.

Remembrance

RemembranceA cluster flowering floribunda bush rose. Large trusses of slightly fragrant, scarlet-red flowers are borne repeatedly all season on strong upright stems. Foliage is a medium green and glossy nature forming a neat compact leafy mound. Makes an eye catching display of colour when planted en masse. Hardy. Good disease resistance. Grows to 75cm in height.

Rhapsody in Blue

Rhapsody in BlueROSE OF THE YEAR 2003. Semi double blooms of a dark iridescent purple fading to a pleasing slate blue are produced repeatedly all season. A richly sweet scented variety. Foliage is a medium green and unusually matt. This is almost certainly to be the closest there is to the highly coveted blue rose. Hardy. Good disease resistance. Grows to 120-150cm in height.

Rosa Mundi

Rosa MundiA Gallica shrub rose. Also known as Rosa Gallica Versicolor. Medium sized blooms crimson with white stripes in colour exuding a good old rose fragrance are produced freely throughout midsummer. Foliage is a healthy medium green on a short compact bush. A very showy and beautiful rose. Hardy. Good disease resistance. Grows to 120cm in height.

Rosa Rubiginosa

Rosa RubiginosaA species shrub rose. Also known as Sweet Briar or Rosa Eglanteria. A tall growing shrub rose bearing an abundant supply of single pink blooms with a boss of golden yellow stamens. Blooms are strongly fragrant followed by oval bright red hips. Long arching prickly stems bear a mass of apple scented green foliage. Perfect hedging rose or as a single specimen. Hardy. Good disease resistance. Grows to 240cm in height.

Rosa Rubrifolia

Rosa RubrifoliaA species shrub rose. Also known as Rosa Glauca. A tall arching shrub bearing clusters of small pink blooms followed by small, globular dark red hips. Foliage is a beautiful coppery-mauve borne densley on nearly thornless stems. This variety is perfect for hedging or as a single specimen planting. Hardy. Good disease resistance. Grows to 180cm in height.

Rosa Rugosa

Rosa RugosaA Rugosa shrub rose. Long slender buds open to single, mauve, strongly scented blooms with a silky texture. Blooms are followed by exceptionally large bright orange-red hips. Continuously flowers throughout the summer. Foliage is light green and plentiful, turning gold in the autumn. Strong sturdy growth habit with prickly stems. The perfect hedging variety. Hardy. Good disease resistance. Grows to 180cm in height.

Rosa Rugosa Alba

Rosa Rugosa AlbaA Rugosa shrub rose. Long slender buds open to single, mauve, strongly scented blooms with a silky texture. Blooms are followed by exceptionally large bright orange-red hips. Continuously flowers throughout the summer. Foliage is light green and plentiful, turning gold in the autumn. Strong sturdy growth habit with prickly stems. The perfect hedging variety. Hardy. Good disease resistance. Grows to 180cm in height.

Rosa Rugosa Rubra

Rosa Rugosa RubraA Rugosa shrub rose. Long slender buds open to single, mauve, strongly scented blooms with a silky texture. Blooms are followed by exceptionally large bright orange-red hips. Continuously flowers throughout the summer. Foliage is light green and plentiful, turning gold in the autumn. Strong sturdy growth habit with prickly stems. The perfect hedging variety. Hardy. Good disease resistance. Grows to 180cm in height.

Rosemary Harkness

Rosemary HarknessA large flowering hybrid tea rose. Large strongly scented blooms of orange, yellow and pink hues are produced freely throughout the summer into the autumn. Repeat flowering. Large dark green glossy foliage clothes the shrubby bush throughout the growing season. Excellent bedding and cutting variety. Good disease resistance. Grows to 90cm in height.

Roseraie de L'Hay

Roseraie de L'HayA continuous flowering shrub rose bearing beautiful large loose blooms, crimson purple in colour repeatedly throughout the summer into the autumn. Blooms carry a heavy almond scent. Foliage is extremely healthy with a rich green colour with good autumn colour. Strong bushy growing habit making this an ideal variety to use as a hedge. Hardy. Excellent disease resistance. Grows to 180cm in height.

Royal William

Royal WilliamROSE OF THE YEAR 1987 (JOINT). A large flowering hybrid Tea rose. Beautifully form deep red velvety blooms are produced throughout the summer through to the autumn. Fragrance is pleasantly spicy. Due to long flower stems this rose is excellent for flower arranging. Considered by many to be the best dark red hybrid tea rose. Dark green glossy foliage produced plentifully. Good disease resistance. Grows to 100cm in height.

Ruby Anniversary

Ruby AnniversaryA repeat flowering patio rose. Small clusters of slightly scented, rich crimson blooms are produced repeatedly throughout the summer into the autumn. Foliage is dark green and glossy. Small and compact growing habit. Makes the perfect gift for that special anniversary. Hardy. Good disease resistance. Grows to 65cm in height.

Ruby Wedding

Ruby WeddingA hybrid tea rose with medium sized blooms. Nicely shaped flowers are ruby red and slightly fragrant. This rose is ideal for the smaller garden or for the front of the border. Foliage is dark green and glossy. Flowers are ideal for cutting. Grows to 75cm in height. Spray regularly against disease.


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