The Countryman
by David Austin Roses

the countryman by david austin rosesThe Countryman

The Countryman by David Austin roses are as you can see by the photos; Quite stunning! They are typical English rose flowers of a very desirable pink color.

The medium pink blooms grow 4 inches across. They are peony-like when young, heavy petaled and rosette shaped, in a warm shade of pink. They carry an intense strawberry rose scent.
Foliage is a soft green, with small hooked pale prickles.(thorns)

the countryman rose

Learn more about this English rose..

Type English Shrub Rose


Hybridizer Austin 1987


Blooms Deep pink flowers, up to 4"across, have narrow, quilled petals, with a paler outer edge.


Growth Habits Vigorous grower, that can reach 3’ by 3 ½’


Foliage medium green, matte


Fragrance old rose fragrance with a hint of strawberry


Hardy Zone 4-9

pink roses the countryman

This shrub rose by David Austin (1987) is a hardy bush that is good for borders and many other landscape uses. Caroline has her favorite rose planted in a large container.
Learn more about Container Gardening here These rose types (English Roses), have beautiful old-fashioned blooms that make a very attractive bush.

You will usually get two distinct flushes of bloom (Summer) and (Fall), but blooming continues intermittently if plants are kept dead-headed.

This is a very vigorous growing rose, that is particularly healthy.

Comments and all photos of this beautiful rose set in by:

Caroline (UK)

I grow The Countryman by David Austin Roses, in a large container to brighten up the front of my house.

It's pretty hardy as we have long damp, cold winters up here and it survives! I love the shape of the blooms and the not-too-bright pink color, plus it carries a lot of flowers.

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