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The Charles Rennie Mackintosh rose is a lovely lilac pink colored English rose by David Austin. Zones 5-9, grows 4 1/2 x 3', shade-tolerant, blooms repeatedly, mildew & rust resistant, very fragrant, cupped blooms abt 160 petals flowers are abt 2 1/2" across.
Roses in Mixed Borders
English Roses are some of the best-loved, high-performance flowers in the garden, so they are perfect for growing in the mixed border. When David Austin set out to breed the English Roses, one of his guiding principles was that his new roses should have the natural, shrubby growth that is typical of their ancestors the Old Roses.