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Starlight Symphony Climbing Roses

Key Data
Misc Wildlife Value
Area Frost Pockets, Scotland & The North
Colour White/Cream
Type Climber or Rambler
Also Good Fragrant, Repeat Flowering
Flowering Jul, Aug, Sep, Oct

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SIZES 1-2 3-910-2425+
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Starlight Symphony Rose

The Rose of the Year 2019, Starlight Symphony carries clusters of white, scented, "tudor rose" shaped flowers from July until October. To win the title of the best rose of the year, Starlight Symphony had to see off competition from the very best new roses from the very best breeders - Kordes, David Austin, Dickson, Beales just to name a few. So this is an exceptional rose and we are very happy to be able to include it in our range of climbing roses for sale.

Many are not too keen on white roses as they can have a tendency to go brown in wet weather. Not this one. Starlight Symphony is also floriferous, scented and its open blooms are accessible to pollinators.

Conducting a Starlight Symphony

In between 3 and 5 years Starlight Symphony reach up to about 3 metres which makes it an ideal rose for training on pergolas, pillars, obelisks and arches. Against a wall it will grow to 2 metres across. The flowers are not as simple as the description suggests. They are open, as a single rose is open, but they are made up of layers of petals, about 15 in all, giving them the look of a rosette. Each bloom is 8-10 cms (3-4 inches) across and they are carried in large clusters of five to nine flowers. All this is gently set off by lovely, glossy, dark green foliage that attests to the plant's health and disease resistance.

This is a tidy rose, so if space is limited or you garden on a deck, balcony or roof terrace, it will grow very well in a decent sized tub.

However, whether you plant in the ground or a container, put Starlight Symphony where its scent can waft; a gentle but surprisingly strong fragrance with more than a hint of spice. Sensational on a warm evening.


  • Rose of the Year 2019
  • Height: to 3 metres but can be held to 2 metres if necessary
  • Spread: to 1-8 - 2.5 m
  • Colour: pure white with gold stamens tinged with pink
  • Shape of flower: clusters of open rosettes
  • Scent: a subtle, pervasive, spicy fragrance
  • Flowering: repeat through summer between July and October
  • Group: Climbing Roses

Making Sweet Music

Harkness Roses have been breeding and growing roses for well over 100 years. Starlight Symphony - bred under the name Harwisdom) is yet another in a line of great roses such as Amber Queen and Margaret Merril from one of the most prolific rose breeders in the world.

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