Old Fashioned China Roses

Pounsley Plants, specialist in old-fashioned roses by mail-order.
We offer local pick-up from our nursery east of
Plymouth or at Plant Fairs across the south-west.

Old Fashioned China Roses by Mail Order for 2018
All our Old Fashioned China Roses are £12.00 each.

Bareroot plants are available November - March, please contact by phone or e-mail. for postal rates.

All roses in 4 litre containers with long -life compost. For collection only.


BENGAL BEAUTY AKA Rose de Bengal 1759 Bright red single flowers almost continuously, disease free – little scent 5ft.
BLOOMFIELD ABUNDANCE 1920 Apart from the very long sepals which surround the buds, this is almost identical to the buttonhole rose – Cecil e Brunner. Pale Pink tiny scrolled flowers in abundance all season. Healthy and easy to 6ft.
GRUSS AN TEPLITZ 1897 Shiny red double blooms with good perfume, continuous flowering. Good foliage, can be trained as a short climber 7ft+.
IRENE WATTS 1896 Very large double blooms of cream overlaid with tints of pink and peach. Ideal container subject, for its continuous flowering, fragrance and only 2ft.
LOUIS XIV 1859 Requiring a warm, sunny position. Deep red maroon blooms, almost black continuously, fragrant small habit 2ft+.
MME. LAURETTE MESSIMY 1837 This rose flowers all season with salmon buds turning rose pink as they open into semi double sweetly scented blooms. Likes a cool spot and can be used in a container as it is small in stature 3ft.
MUTABILIS Introduced to horticulture in 1934. Large and spreading (even climbing) Single opening yellow turning pink then crimson. Perpetual flowering ,slight scent. 15ft in time.
OLD BLUSH A very old China rose aka Parsons Pink China. The light pink semi-double flowers are slightly scented and bloom throughout the summer 3ft.
PERLE D’OR (1883) Clusters of small yellow to apricot flowers throughout the season on a small shrub. Glossy leaves and a light fragrance. 3ft.
SOPHIES PERPETUAL pre 1928 Globular double blooms of pale blush pink overlaid with cerise crimson. Good scent, can be used as a moderate climber. Dark green foliage, perpetual flowering to10ft.
VIRIDIFLORA 1833 The Green Rose. The “flowers” are made up of modified bracts in green, brown and pink tones. Useful for flower arranging. Repeat flowering 3ft +.

Species Roses
Climbers and Ramblers
Modern Shrub Roses
Speciality Roses - Renaissance and Delbard
Roses Difficult Situations
Patio Roses

Old Fashioned Roses
Alba Roses
Centifolia Roses
Moss Roses
Gallica Roses
Damask Roses
Portland Roses
Bourbon Roses
Hybrid Musk Roses
Hybrid Perpetual Roses
Tea Roses


Pounsley Plants Old Fashioned China Roses by Mail Order

Proprietor: Mrs. Jane Hollow, Pounsley Combe,Spriddlestone,Brixton, Plymouth, Devon. PL9 0DW.
Telephone: 01752 402873 Mobile: 07770 758501 E-Mail

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