Breeder: David Austin.
Blossom: Continual flowering.
Flower diameter: Approximately 9 cm.
Adult dimensions: Height up to 1 m, width up to 70 cm.
Type of soil: Rich and free draining.
Site: Partial shade.
Planting spacing: Every 50 cm.
Properties and uses:
The English Rose 'William Shakespeare 2000'® has a superb, continuous blossom, from May right through to the first frosts, which has the intense and warm fragrance of old rose.
It bears large, deep crimson flowers, which turn rich purple over time.
This bushy Rose is vigorous and highly disease resistant.