Rose Information

Rose Varieties – Mornington Botanical Rose Gardens

The rose varieties featured in the Mornington Rose Gardens include:

hybrid teas,
ground cover,
David Austin
and Historic (Heritage) Garden roses.

Surrounding the front car park there is rugosa (old fashioned) and the Mornington Rose bred by Australian breeder Bruce Chapman especially for the Mornington Botanical Rose Gardens.

The newest area of planting is around the Don Gordon Garden Room where the Heritage Rose Society of Victoria has planted old varieties of roses that have been found in cemeteries and farms and date back to early settlement in Australia. These roses have been sourced from the David Rusden Collection.

The following are a sample of the roses to be found in the gardens:

To find out about bed locations, click here Rose Garden Layout’

Maurice Utrillo - Delbard - Bed 89

Just Joey - Hybrid Tea - Bed 69

Gold Bunny - Floribunda - Bed 13

Mornington Rose - Floribunda - Bed 4

Charles de Gaulle
Hybrid Tea
Bed 64

Belle Story
David Austin
Bed 76