Skylark Rose

David Austin English Roses

Skylark Rose, is an English Musk rose, with semi-double deep pink colored blooms.

The deep pink flowers have white centers, and prominent golden stamens. The pretty blooms on the rose, are open and cupped shape. The deep pink color fades to a slightly lighter shade of lilac-pink with white centers, as the bloom ages.

This English Musk rose is repeat flowering, giving you plenty of blooms all season. It blooms in flushes throughout the growing season.

It is a clustered flowered rose that produces flowers in small clusters. These English roses bear flowers that have old fashioned bloom form.


Type English Musk Rose

Hybridizer David Austin 2007

Growth Habits Compact, light and airy, it grows 3 ft. high by 2’ wide.

Blooms Semi double, deep pink colored blooms with a white center

Foliage Dark Green, semi-glossy foliage

Fragrance Light, Tea Rose fragrance

Hardy zone zones 5-9




The light, but pleasing fragrance of 'Skylark' is that of musky tea rose, with hints of clove and apple pie. A bouquet mixed with Baby’s breathe, would be spectacular, be sure to cut some to bring inside.

The growth of this David Austin English rose is light and airy, eventually turning into a natural, well rounded shrub. It is the ideal rose to plant with other shrubs, or perennials, or in the front of a mixed border. It is also nice for those with small gardens that want a smaller rose.

Pink is a popular color for the Musk roses, and each one varying in different shades of pink. Pink roses make good planting companion for other pink roses, with the shades blending together nicely. Try planting the different ones, for a romantic, Victorian look.

The name of this rose came about, when Sister Elizabeth visited the Nursery of David Austin. During her visit, she heard a skylark, and suggested they name the rose such. So…… they named the rose 'Skylark'.


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