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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.

Sarah Van Fleet

Sarah Van FleetA continuous flowering shrub rose bearing large, semi double, strongly scented blooms, repeatedly throughout the summer in to the autumn. Blooms are a clear mid pink with a centre of golden yellow stamens. Foliage is a healthy dark green on a bushy plant with plenty of thorns making this an ideal rose to use as a barrier. Hardy. Spray regularly against disease. Grows to 120cm in height.

Saunders White

Saunders WhiteLarge trusses of small clear white blooms with a yellow boss of stamens are produced throughout the summer on long arching stems. Blooms hold a soft fragrance. Foliage is small, medium green and glossy. The perfect focal point for a border or on its own. Stems will weep down to the ground giving a spectacular display. Hardy. Good disease resistance. Easily kept to whichever length wanted for canopy.

Savoy Hotel

Savoy HotelA large flowering hybrid tea rose. Slightly fragrant well-formed blooms are produced throughout the summer into the autumn. Flowers of a soft pink in colour are produced on vigorous leafy branching stems. Dark green, glossy foliage. Named to mark the centenary of the 'Savoy Hotel'. Good disease resistance. Grows to 90cm in height.

Scent from Heaven

Scent from HeavenROSE OF THE YEAR 2017. This climbing rose has a powerful perfume. A repeat-bloomer, it starts to flower in early summer, producing elegantly pointed buds that open up to lush apricot-orange blooms - and it's usually still in flower in early autumn. Very disease resistant. Grows to 3m in height and 2m spread.

Scentimental

ScentimentalA cluster flowering floribunda rose. A continuous supply of stunning, heavily scented blooms, striped rich pink/red and white in colour are produced throughout the summer into the autumn. Foliage is dark green and abundant on this rose producing the perfect back drop to the colourful blooms. The ideal gift to remember that special person/occasion. Will tolerate a small amount of shade. Hardy. Good disease resistance. Grows to 120cm in height.

Scentsation

ScentsationA large flowering hybrid tea rose. Beautifully formed blooms of a cream and pink blend are produced from late spring to first frost. Sumptuous perfume and free flowering; a must have for any garden. Glossy dark green foliage entombs the bush throughout the growing season. Excellent as a cut flower. Good disease resistance. Grows to 90cm in height.

Schoolgirl

SchoolgirlA repeat flowering climbing rose. Large fragrant hybrid tea style blooms are produced repeatedly throughout the summer into the autumn. Blooms are coppery orange in colour. Foliage is dark green and glossy and clothes this climbing rose in abundance. Hardy. Good disease resistance. Grows to 300cm in height.

Seagull

SeagullA large rambling rose. Large trusses of white blooms are produced en-masse in midsummer. Blooms are fragrant and have a cluster of golden yellow stamens. Foliage is a very healthy grey-green. One of the best roses for scrambling up through old trees, covering walls and unsightly buildings. Hardy. Good disease resistance. Grows to over 700cm in height.

Sexy Rexy

Sexy RexyA cluster flowering floribunda variety bearing large clusters of rose pink, camellia shaped blooms throughout the flowering season. The slightly fragrant blooms almost cover the whole bush making an excellent eye catching display. Foliage is dark green and glossy. The perfect exhibition variety as well as the all round garden variety. Hardy. Good disease resistance. Grows to 75cm in height.

Shelia's Perfume

Shelia's PerfumeA cluster flowering floribunda rose. Good sized clustered of well formed, highly centred blooms are produced freely throughout the summer into the autumn. The yellow edged red blooms are highly perfumed and provide a welcome splash of colour to the garden. Dark green and glossy foliage. Hardy. Spray regularly against disease. Grows to 75cm in height.

Shot Silk

Shot SilkA repeat flowering climbing rose. Large hybrid tea type blooms, carmine silver in colour are produced continuously throughout the summer into the autumn. Blooms offer a pleasing fragrance. Foliage is healthy, dark green and glossy. Will tolerate a small amount of shade. Hardy. Spray regularly against disease. Grows to 300cm in height.

Silver Anniversary

Silver AnniversaryA large flowering hybrid tea rose. The flowers are both pure white and fragrant, and the plant is below average height - a combination that is unusual and desirable in a hybrid tea rose. Vigorous, upright, light green glossy foliage. Good disease resistance. Grows to 75cm in height.

Silver Jubilee

Silver JubileeA large flowering Hybrid Tea rose. Shapely, fragrant blooms are produced on short stems throughout the summer into the autumn. Blooms are a lovely blend of pink and apricot/peach. Outstanding free flowering habit. Dense glossy foliage of a medium green. A vigorous disease resistant variety. Perfect bedding variety. Grows to 90 cm in height.

Silver Wedding

Silver WeddingA large flowering Hybrid Tea rose. Old fashioned, full spiral type blooms are produced freely throughout the summer until the autumn. Flowers are of a creamy white colour; blush pink on the outside, with a pale honey centre. Dark green glossy foliage tinted bronze when young. Perfect as a cut flower. Grows to 60cm in height. Spray regularly against disease.

Simply The Best

Simply The BestROSE OF THE YEAR 2002. Official rose of the XVII Commonwealth Games. A large flowering Hybrid Tea rose. Magnificent burnt mandarin blooms are produced repeatedly throughout the summer into the autumn. Dark green, glossy foliage, red when new. Very good disease resistance. A must have for any garden. Grows to 75-90cm in height.

Southampton

SouthamptonA large flowering floribunda variety. Large trusses of fragrant apricot orange, flushed scarlet flowers are borne repeatedly throughout the flowering season. Petals are of a slightly ruffled nature. Growth is very upright and bushy with medium green glossy foliage. This variety is ideal grown in large beds, used as a cut flower and grown as a hedge. Hardy. Good disease resistance. Grows to 100cm in height.

Souvenir du Docteur Jemain

Souvenir du Docteur JemainA repeat flowering shrub rose bearing double blooms of richest maroon colouring throughout the summer into the autumn. Blooms carry a heavy old rose fragrance. Foliage is dark green on a large bushy plant. Ideal to plant as a feature on its own or in a mixed border. A real stunner to behold. Hardy. Good disease resistance. Grows to 180cm in height.

Special Anniversary

Special AnniversaryA large flowering hybrid tea rose. Large powerfully scented blooms, rose pink in colour are produced throughout the summer into the autumn. Attractive, Healthy, dark green and glossy foliage. The name making this rose the perfect gift for that 'Special Anniversary'. Hardy. Good disease resistance. Grow to 90cm in height.

Special Child

Special ChildA cluster flowering floribunda bush rose which bears many mid sized pink buds opening to white flowers on long arching stems. Flowers from late spring to early frost. Grows to approx 80cm in height.

Special Occasion

Special OccasionA large flowering Hybrid Tea rose. Beautifully formed blooms of a coppery/apricot colour are borne in a profusion from very early in the season to the first frost. Blooms are strongly scented. Foliage is dark green and glossy. Healthy vigorous growth. Ideal as a cut flower and bedding variety. Good disease resistance. Grows to 75cm in height.

Stanwell Perpetual

Stanwell PerpetualA continuous flowering shrub rose bearing large, double, blush pink to white blooms repeatedly throughout the summer into the autumn. Blooms carry an intense old rose fragrance. Foliage is small and light green on arching, prickly stems. An arching shrub that would be ideal as a single specimen rose in a mixed border. Hardy. Spray regularly against disease. Grows to 150cm in height.

Suffolk

SuffolkA ground cover rose. Small clusters of slightly fragrant, single, scarlet blooms, opening to reveal a glorious boss of golden yellow stamens, are produced repeatedly throughout the summer into the autumn. Blooms are followed by orange-red hips in the autumn. Growth is compact providing a dense mat of foliage and colour. Foliage is light green and semi-glossy. Ideal for landscaping, container or in the border. Hardy. Good disease resistance. Grows to 45cm in height 90cm spread.

Sunblest

SunblestA Hybrid Tea rose, which bears an abundance of medium sized, well-shaped blooms of a golden yellow. Slightly fragrant blooms are produced throughout the summer on long straight stems. Foliage is a medium green and semi glossy. This variety is excellent as a cut flower. Good disease resistance. Grows to 90cm in height.

Sunny Sky

Sunny SkyROSE OF THE YEAR 2015. Sunny Sky is a wonderful honey yellow flowered hybrid tea type rose with a lovely fragrance. Foliage is deep green and glossy and has excellent disease resistance. Grows to 120cm in height and 60cm spread.

Super Elfin

Super ElfinA repeat flowering rambling rose. Clusters of slightly fragrant, orange-scarlet blooms are produced repeatedly from midsummer onwards. Foliage is healthy, dark green and glossy, held by long arching pliable stems. Ideal for growing up a pergola, rose arch or as a pillar. Hardy. Good disease resistance. Grows to 300cm in height.

Super Excelsa

Super ExcelsaA repeat flowering rambling rose. Large clusters of small rosette shaped blooms dark red in colour are produced repeatedly from midsummer onwards. Foliage is medium sized, dark green and glossy with long arching stems which are easily trained. Ideal and looks fantastic grown as a pillar, over an arch or up a wall. Can be grown in a north facing aspect. Hardy. Good disease resistance. Grows to 300cm in height.

Super Fairy

Super FairyA repeat flowering rambling rose. Large clusters of small rosette shaped blooms light pink in colour are produced repeatedly from midsummer onwards. Foliage is medium sized, dark green and glossy with long arching stems which are easily trained. Ideal and looks fantastic grown as a pillar, over an arch or up a wall. Can be grown in a north facing aspect. Hardy. Good disease resistance. Grows to 300cm in height.

Super Sparkle

Super SparkleA repeat flowering rambling rose. Large clusters of small rosette shaped blooms dark red in colour are produced repeatedly from midsummer onwards. Foliage is healthy, dark green and glossy with long arching stems which are easily trained. Ideal and looks fantastic grown as a pillar, over an arch or up a wall. Can be grown in a north facing aspect. Hardy. Good disease resistance. Grows to 300cm in height.

Super Trouper

Super TrouperNOVELTY ROSE OF THE YEAR 2010. Large numbers of well formed, vibrant orange blooms are produced repeatedly throughout the season. This variety stands out whatever the weather with its unfading blooms. Foliage is dark green and glossy. A neat bushy compact growing habit. Hardy. Excellent disease resistance. Grows to 90cm in height.

Surrey

SurreyA ground cover rose. Small clusters of fragrant double, pink blooms are produced repeatedly throughout the summer into the autumn. Growth is arching providing a colourful mound of foliage. Foliage is dark green and semi-glossy. Ideal for landscaping, container or in the border. Hardy. Good disease resistance. Grows to 90cm in height 150cm spread.

Sussex

SussexA ground cover rose. Small clusters of slightly fragrant, double, apricot blooms are produced repeatedly throughout the summer into the autumn. Growth is low and compact providing a dense mat of foliage. Foliage is medium green and semi-glossy. Ideal for landscaping, container or in the border. Hardy. Good disease resistance. Grows to 30cm in height 90cm spread.

Swan Lake

Swan LakeA repeat flowering climbing rose. An abundance of large hybrid tea style blooms white in colour with a slight fragrance are produced repeatedly throughout the summer into the autumn. Blooms are left undamaged by wet weather and is a real beauty to behold when in full bloom. Foliage is Dark green and glossy. Growth is stiff and branching making this rose perfect for growing up a pillar. Hardy. Spray regularly against disease. Grows to 300cm in height.

Swanny

SwannyA small flowering white shrub rose which flowers throughout the summer into autumn. Flowers cover the bush in a mass of white when out. Foliage is a strong green with good disease resistance. Grows to 70cm in height and 1.5m in spread.

Sweet Dreams

Sweet DreamsROSE OF THE YEAR 1988. A repeat flowering patio rose. A profusion of well formed, scented, apricot-peach blooms are produced repeatedly throughout the summer until the first frost. Growth is compact and cushion like with healthy dark green glossy foliage. Hardy. Good disease resistance. Grows to 45cm in height.

Sweet Magic

Sweet MagicROSE OF THE YEAR 1987 (JOINT). A repeat flowering patio rose. Large clusters of fragrant, glowing blooms, orange in colour fading to golden yellow with age. Foliage is medium green and glossy providing the perfect backdrop for the blooms. If last blooms are left uncut will provide an autumn hip display. Hardy. Good disease resistance. Grows to 45cm in height.

Sweet Memories

Sweet MemoriesA repeat flowering patio rose. Large clusters of well formed, soft lemon-cream blooms are produced repeatedly throughout the summer until the first frost. Slightly scented. Foliage is healthy, dark green and glossy with a neat and compact growing habit. Ideal as a memorial rose. Hardy. Good disease resistance. Grows to 60cm in height.

Sweet Remembrance

Sweet RemembranceA large flowering Hybrid Tea rose. Slightly scented, bright yellow flowers, which mature to a creamy primrose colour, are produced throughout the summer into the autumn. The glossy foliage is strong and upright which makes this variety excellent as a cut flower. Good disease resistance. Grows to 90cm in height.


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