Guest Author - Hellie T.
Roses for your English Garden that have either very few thorns or are entirely thornless.
Ideal for use near the house or beside paths or arbours
Schoeners Nutana deep pink flowers grows to 6 foot, good for poor soils - has a slight fragrance.
James Galway pink blooms - an English rose - grows to 5 foot - disease resistant has a pleasant fragrance.
John Clare deep crimson flowers grows to 3 foot has a delicate light fragrance.
Mme Legras de St Germain creamy white blooms grows to 6 foot wonderful scent.
Cardinal de Richelieu rich crimson purple -grows to 6 foot has a rich strong fragrance
Climbing or Rambling Roses.
Aimee Vibert pure white blooms grows to 10 foot late flowering lovely strong scent fragrant.
Amadis deep crimson purple grows to 10 foot plus early flowering only a slight fragrance.
Bleu Magenta deep rich purple fading to pale violet grows to 12 foot sweetly scented, will tolerate a shady spot.
Gishlaine de Feligonde orange-yellow flowers grows to 8 foot shade tolerant fragrant.
Goldfinch golden yellow to primrose yellow grows to 8-10 foot strong fruity fragrance.
Kathleen Harrop light pink flowers grows to 8-10 foot perpetual flowering very fragrant
Rose-Marie Viaud - rich crimson purple blooms grows to 12 foot shade tolerant - alas no scent.
Violette dark crimson purple flowers grows to 15 foot has a subtle light fragrance
Zepherine Drouhin deep pink blooms grows to 12 foot, strong fragrance happy on north facing walls.
I have this book which has all you need to know about roses - it is easy to use and has some wonderful photographs.
Encyclopedia of Roses
Enjoy your garden!