Charles Darwin®

Type: David Austin

Strong and delicious fragrance which varies between a soft floral tea and almost pure lemon according to weather conditions. David Austin states the blooms of 'Charles Darwin' are some of the largest to be found in the English Roses. The flowers are very full and rounded at first then open to a shallow cup. They are a lovely shade of rich yellow - almost Old Gold - sometimes with lemony or sandy tints. It makes a most attractive, bushy and eye catching shrub that is very healthy and would be ideal towards the front of a mixed border.

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(Gallon Pot)

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Additional Info

Additional Info

SKU EN480
Alternate Name(s) No
Specifc ARS Score No
Bloom Type Clustered, Cupped, Fully Double
Breeder Code AUSpeet
Characteristics Breeder, Fragrance
Specific Color Yellow
Country of Origin England
Fragrance Very Fragrant
Hardiness Zone(s) 5 (-20° to -10°), 6 (-10° to 0°), 7 (0° to 10°), 8 (10° to 20°), 9 (20° to 30°), 10 (30° to 40°)
Patent # 13992
Rebloom Continual Blooming
Shade Tolerant No
Approximate Size 4' X 3'-4'
Year 2002

Reviews

Customer Reviews (9)

Intoxicating scentReview by Mimi
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Once the bush started to bloom, I was rewarded with beautiful sandy yellow roses that had an intoxicating perfume of rose and a touch of lemon. I fell in love with it! It is a large bloom for a mini, and makes an elegant floral arrangement with full size roses. It does well in Northern California. (Posted on 7/15/2018)
Gorgeous!!!Review by Rebecca
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This and Ruth Clements are my favorite flowers so far. I wish the website allowed us to upload our photos. In my zone 6 garden, this is apricot on the outer petals, fading to yellow towards the center. I LOVE this rose. Mine is under a year old and the canes are thin and weak, but I’m told it takes 3 years for the rose to reach maturity and strengthen. (Posted on 6/24/2018)
pride of my small front gardenReview by Kaur Dipchikova
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very beautiful big flowers with lovely fragrance.almost non stop flowering. (Posted on 10/18/2017)
Great roseReview by Patricia
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Does well right from the start. (Posted on 10/14/2017)
incredibleReview by underHIsGrace
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I picked this rose out with high hopes..... It came so quickly and so healthy. I simply can not believe how much it produced and how healthy it was. (Posted on 10/4/2017)
Wonderful rose for the noseReview by Evolving Beauty
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I planted Charles in May and fed it with fish fertilizer and it now has 7 or 8 buds on it. It has a very lemony scent and is absolutely beautiful, starting as a sandy color, evolving to almost pale yellow. CD and Jude the Obscure -- are in a race to be my favorite. (Posted on 8/9/2017)
Gorgeous rose bush.Review by Rebel
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This is a gorgeous rose bush. Absolutely beautiful addition to my flower garden (Posted on 6/13/2017)
Wonderful blossomsReview by Beth
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Largest blooms of all my Austin roses this spring. Wonderful scent, petal count and vigorous plant! (Posted on 6/13/2017)
favorite David Austin roseReview by Melanie
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This is my most prolific, healthy, and best cut flower of all of my hundreds or roses.
If I had to pick one rose to grow, it would be this rose. Love the scent, love the color of the buds, the yellow cupped flowers, it is a must have rose (Posted on 5/5/2017)

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