Young Lycidas English Rose

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The Young Lycidas English rose is a David Austin creation.

It is a charming rose with a unique color blend. The blooms are very deep magenta, pink and red, with a hint of light purple on the outer petals.

young lycidas rose

The color contrasts well with the silver colored outside petals. It's a rose that is hard to describe.... you have to actually see one for yourself to appreciate the beauty of the colors.

And the fragrance....., simply delicious!  As the blooms open, the scent is pure Tea fragrance, but as the flower matures, it changes to a nice blend of Tea and Old Rose, with hints of cedar wood. (Simply wonderful)


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Type  Old Rose Hybrid

Hybridizer  David Austin 2008

Blooms  Deep magenta, pink/red blend flowers are 4" across with 41& petals

Foliage Medium size foliage is medium green, semi-glossy

Growth Habit   Bushy growing, it can reach 4 ft. by 3 ft.

Fragrance    Tea and Old Rose

Awards   Top prize for fragrance 2009 Concurs International de Roses in Barcelona

Hardy Zone  

This medium size English shrub rose, grows very bushy with a lovely arching growth habit.

Young Lycidas rose happily produces clusters of old fashioned flowers throughout the growing season.

The flowers are large and very full, appearing on the bush in small clusters. The flowers are classic old rose beauty, with large and deeply cupped blooms, with the petals uniquely arranged. The color is unique to English roses, a beautiful blend that are especially nice blooming beside pink or yellow roses.

This one is a prolific blooming rose bush.

The beautiful old fashioned flowers are great for cutting too. You will be able to cut lots of fragrant bouquets for the house!


This rose 'Young Lycidas' was named to mark the 400th anniversary of the birth of the poet "John Milton".

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