Rosa Vanessa Bell (‘Auseasel’) is a Hybrid Musk rose.
It is very free-flowering, producing blooms almost continuously throughout the summer months.
The mediumstrong fragrance is best described as green tea with aspects of lemon and, at times, honey.
It forms a short, bushy and upright shrub, named for the artist, designer and founder member of the Bloomsbury Group, Vanessa Bell - sister of the writer, Virginia Woolf.
It is being launched at RHS Chelsea Flower Show 2017.