Fighting Temeraire® (Austrava) is a rose which produces very large, rich apricot blooms with golden centres. Tinged with pink, each flower has only ten petals. The flowers have a fruity fragrance with notes of lemon zest.
You will find this rose will create many stems producing a mass of large bloomed heads.
This English shrub rose bred by David Austin® is named after ‘The Fighting Temeraire’, a painting from 1839 by renowned artist J.M.W. Turner.
- Medium English Shrub Rose bred by David Austin® (2011)
- 6 litre pot
- Large rich apricot flowers with only 10 petals
- Flowers from June – September (repeat)
- Medium fruity scent
- Position in a sheltered location in full sun or partial shade (East, South or West facing)
- Suitable for all soil typesl
- Height: 3ft (90cm) & Spread: 4.5ft (140cm)
- Suitable for borders & natural planting to attract bees
- Measurements are approximate
- 1st prize for Fragrance & Landscaping at the ‘Concurs Internacional’ in Barcelona, Spain in 2012
- Images courtesy of David Austin® Roses