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The Ancient Mariner (Ausoutcry)

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An impressive variety, bearing masses of large, many petalled blooms on a bushy, quite upright shrub. The blooms are a lovely glowing mid pink at the centre, paling towards the edges. Over time, they each reveal a cluster of golden stamens. There is a medium-strong myrrh fragrance. The name of this rose was inspired by Samuel Taylor Coleridge’s epic poem, The Rime of the Ancient Mariner. There is a strong, warm myrrh fragrance. David Austin, 2015.

  • Family:

    English Shrub Rose

  • Fragrance Strength:

    Medium-strong

  • Flowering:

    Repeat Flowering

  • Fragrance Notes:

    Myrrh

  • Colour:

    Mid pink

  • Height:

    4ft x 4ft

Origin Of Name

The name of this rose was inspired by Samuel Taylor Coleridge’s epic poem, The Rime of the Ancient Mariner, published in 1798 in Lyrical Ballads.