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Delight your loved ones; buy roses online from our stunning selection of mail order roses

Roses. No other flower is so ingrained in British culture.  A dozen roses can mean true love, and a single rose is the national emblem of England. So is it any wonder that we're so enamoured with this most evocative of flowers?

The Country Garden Plant Centre specialises in selling over nine hundred varieties of potted roses from our Shrewsbury, Shropshire centre, to happy customers all over the British Isles. From historic, traditional varieties that have been grown for centuries, to modern floribundas that will surprise and delight, we've got the perfect rose for any gift or garden. And we will deliver these perfect Roses anywhere in the country. All you need to do is ask!

Having specialised in Roses for over twenty five years, we have accumulated over 900 beautiful varieties to choose from which include Hybrid Teas, Floribundas, Patios, Climbers and Ramblers, Shrub Roses, David Austin English Shrub Roses, Ground Cover, and Rugosas etc. All of our roses are available containerised all year round
(as long as stocks last).

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Name Your Own Rose A perfect and lasting gift
nameyourownrosesunburst
Apricot Sunburst
AVAILABLE
Ivory White Name Your Own Rose
Ivory White
AVAILABLE
Red Name Your Own Rose
Classic Red
BACK IN STOCK DEC
nameyourownpinkrose
Blush Pink
BACK IN STOCK DEC

Are you looking for the perfect and lasting gift? A rose can last for decades, bringing joy with each flower that blooms.

Surprise a special someone with mail order roses
All of our roses are grown here in the UK, and are tended by our expert gardeners to provide you with perfect, perfumed plants on demand. You can even buy our roses online. Simply choose from our huge range, and we'll have the roses you choose delivered to your door.

To buy roses online, simply browse our website to choose the rose that your friend of loved one will enjoy, and place your order by just clicking onto the rose required.

Personalised Roses – Is there a rose with your name on it
A personalised rose can be a romantic gesture, or a wonderful gift for Mother's Day or a birthday. Our selection of personalised roses contains hundreds of names from Adam to Yvonne, covering some of the most popular names in the UK. If you can’t find a suitably named rose, take a look at our Name Your Own Rose service! To see our full range of Personalised Roses, click here.

Name Your Own Rose
In stock now, are several unnamed floribunda varieties (some of these colours sell out towards the end of Summer, with more stock arriving in the Autumn), from which you can choose any name you wish providing it is not already in use by another rose. They grow to between two and three feet in height, which makes them perfectly suited to life in a good sized container or in the ground, and come in one of Three different colours - Pink, Ivory White, and Red  - though we plan to expand on this selection in the coming years with further colours.
 For more information on our Name Your Own Roses, click here.

Choose your rose by colour or occasion
We also grow roses in a variety of colours, and for a wide selection of special occasions. We currently grow roses in red, white, pink and a selection of other colours, all of which can be viewed here (link to roses by colour) and purchased online. We also grow and sell roses that are synonymous with certain special occasions, from new births and weddings, to birthdays and anniversaries, and also remembrance and retirement roses as well. To see which roses are best to mark your occasion or anniversary, click here.

Rose of the Month Madame Alfred Carriere (Climbing Rose)
One of Monty Don's favourite roses this beautiful old Noisette climbing rose has been around for over 100 years and is still as popular as ever. It was actually voted the most popular white climber way back in 1908 and is still going strong. In fact the celebrated English writer and garden designer Gertrude Jekyll described this lovely rose as the best white climber of that period. It is interesting to note that Vita Sackville-West chose “Mme Alfred Carriere” as the first climbing rose to be planted in the rose garden at Sissinghurst in the 1930's and it still covers the walls of the South Cottage today. A very versatile rose it will grow on any aspect but a lot of its popularity is down to the fact that it also does very well on a North Wall. We are often asked to recommend a climbing rose and this beauty is nearly always our first choice. We have had one growing up a North wall here at the Garden centre for many years and it never fails to delight. A rampant tough and reliable rose which can reach heights of 20ft or more, it produces lovely globular blooms of white, with hints of pale pink and yellow. It repeat flowers right through the summer and well into the autumn. The first flush is quite spectacular with its masses of scented blooms. As with many roses the repeat blooms are not quite so prolific , but there are enough blooms to give plenty of colour to brighten up any wall, tree or archway. Our rose is almost 40 years old now and always looks very healthy. In all that time we have not seen any black spot or mildew etc. As with all roses that are trouble free, they seem to look after themselves, and consequently tend to get a little neglected, but despite our neglect our old faithful is still a picture of health. An added bonus with this beautiful rose is it's strong tea like perfume which is quite delightful.

“Mme Alfred Carriere” was bred in France in 1879 by Joseph Schwartz who was responsible for many famous roses such as “Mme Ernest Calvat” and “Roger Lambelin” to name a few. He dedicated this rose to the wife of Alfred Carriere, who was the chief editor of “Revue Horticole” a famous horticultural publication in France in the 1800's and a keen amateur rosarian. “Mme Alfred Carriere” was given the Royal Horticultural Society Award of Garden Merit in 1993.



The World Federation Of Rose Societies entered Madame Alfred Carriere into the Society's Old Rose Hall Of Fame in 2003 an honour shared with just 10 other roses: Cecile Brunner, Charles de Mills, Glorie de Dijon, Gruss an Teplitz, Madame Hardy, Old Blush, Mutabilis, Rosa Gallica Officinalis, Rosa Mundi and Sourenir de la Malmaison.

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Customer Reviews
" Superb. Everything beyond expectation."- Victoria G
"Delighted how healthy the rose was."- Jane C
"Hi. I must write an outstanding review on my recent purchase of the 'name your own rose'. I ordered a personal rose for my dad's birthday today and I am simply amazed by... 1) the quality of the rose, 2) the superb packaging of which it arrived in, 3) the efficiency of the staff with my previous questions and 4) the second to none super fast delivery. I had a text at 8am this morning to state a time frame in which the rose would be delivered and low and behold.. Minutes later it arrived! I was able to give it to my dad first thing and he (and my mum) love it!I can't thank you enough for everything from start to finish. Becks "- Becks
"Dear Country Garden Roses. My rose which was ordered for my friend arrived today. I wanted to say thank you so much. It was beautifully wrapped, which I wasn't expecting. I am impressed with your service and will definately recommended you to family and friends. I'm sure my friend will be as pleased as I am when I give her her personalised rose on Saturday Thank you again Grace. "- Grace
"I only wish I had found you sooner!!"- Amanda
"Quite possibly the best gift I have ever given"- Angela H
"Thank you for supplying such a brilliant rose."- Lisa
"I just had to thank you so much for delivering both orders so promptly"- Sara D
"Beautifully wrapped and presented"- Deb L
"You have made my year, and will be coming back."- Ms Smith
" Packaging was the most meticulous"- John M
"Your personal attention has been brilliant."- Laura C

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