Welcome to our web-site, which details all the varieties we have on offer for the coming season (Autumn 2023/Spring 2024)
We are wholesale rose growers based in Leicestershire.
We supply mainly garden centres, nurseries, landscapers and local authorities with bare-root and containerised roses.
Containerised roses will be in 5 litre square-round green pots and our compost contains a base fertiliser +12-14 months slow release.
ROSE OF THE YEAR 2023
This year a climber has been selected as Rose Of The Year.
Large, semi-double cupped flowers in shades of apricot, peach and coral with a spicy fragrance.
The dark green glossy foliage is exceptioally disease resistant.
The plant of strong, but of modest vigour making it suitable for smaller gardens.
ROSE OF THE YEAR 2016
This easy to grow Hybrid Tea produces large, elegant flowers with a slight, fruity fragrance. The honey-yellow flowers will lighten on the edges when opening above strong, sturdy stems and remain for a long time whether on the plant or in a vase. Sunny Sky looks great when planted en masse or on its own in a mixed border where it will continue to shine throughout the whole season. Repeat flowering is reliable and the uniform growth is highly disease resistant.
ROSE OF THE YEAR 2015
FOR YOUR EYES ONLY
Voted Rose of the year for 2015, this repeat flowering, persica hybrid floribunda rose will flower continuously throughout the summer if deadheaded regularly. It is quite a distinctive new rose, that is the result of over 30 years selective breeding by Chris Warner. Its lightly scented flowers are a delicious blend of rich sunset shades including pink, peach and apricot that will mix easily with most shades. The petals have a darker coloured base and form in a single row around a boss of golden stamens, which become noticeable as the flower opens. It is said to have excellent disease resistance too.
The Gold Standard rose trials are run by The National Institute of Agricultural Botany (NIAB) jointly with the British Association Representing Breeders (BARB). With over 90 Years experience in plant testing and research, NIAB planted the first Gold Standard trial in 2005 using the principles of its well established trial programmes for agricultural and horticultural crops.
The Gold Standard objective is to identify rose varieties having garden merit and commercial potential. Gold Standard is not a competition.
Every variety that brings something new to the market-place including resistance to disease and other attributes, is given the award after the trials have been assessed over two seasons. Judges represent all sectors of the industry.
You will find these varieties marked GOLD STANDARD in our variety list (or G on the trade list)
Tel: 0116 2673702
Bentley West Roses Ltd
The Old Byre, Manor Farm