Rose (Rosa 'Heritage') in the Roses Database

Alternative cultivar names:
'Heritage'
'AUSblush'
'Roberta'

Data specific to Roses (Edit)
Bloom size:Large: 4-5"
Bloom shape:Cupped
Petal count:full: 26-40 petals
Rose bloom color:Pink blend
Extra Bloom Info:In clusters
Rebloom:Good
Class:Shrub
Extra Color Info:White, with pink center
Growth Habit:Medium-tall, 4-5 feet, bushy
Fragrance:Strong
Misc:Thornless or almost thornless
Hybridizer & year:David Austin, 1984
Optimal growing zones:USDA zone 5 and warmer

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit:Shrub
Life cycle:Perennial
Sun Requirements:Full Sun
Soil pH Preferences:Moderately acid (5.6 – 6.0)
Slightly acid (6.1 – 6.5)
Neutral (6.6 – 7.3)
Slightly alkaline (7.4 – 7.8)
Minimum cold hardiness:Zone 5b -26.1 °C (-15 °F) to -23.3 °C (-10 °F)
Plant Height:4-5 feet
Plant Spread:2-4 feet
Leaves:Deciduous
Flowers:Showy
Fragrant
Flower Color:Bi-Color: White and pink
Flower Time:Spring
Summer
Fall
Uses:Cut Flower
Wildlife Attractant:Bees
Propagation: Other methods:Cuttings: Stem
Cuttings: Tip
Parentage:Seedling x Iceberg
Child plants:5 child plants

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No-Fuss Roses for Cold ZonesNo-Fuss Roses for Cold Zones
February 10, 2013

After many years of growing mainly fussy and tender hybrid tea roses in rural zone 5, I became discouraged with their failure to do well beyond a season or two. Some seemed to never do well, no matter how well I cared for them. Some would just sit there and not grow or would quickly become naked and ugly from black spot. Reluctant to give up on growing my favorite flower, I did some online research and found information on hardy and easy-to-grow roses.

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Location: Riverview, Robson, B.C.Date: 2008-06-27 6:26 pm. Such perfect buds and blossoms!
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Location: Riverview, Robson, B.C.Date: 2006-06-295:20 pm. Always a stunning beauty.
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Posted by Calif_Sue (Sebastopol, CA - Zone 9a) on Feb 11, 2013 12:23 AM

Noted by Antique Rose Emporium:
"The beautiful cup-and-saucer- shaped flowers are delicate porcelain pink. Outer petals of cream cup toward inner petals of pink that are swirled and quartered. The nearly thornless bush stands upright with light green foliage. With Iceberg as a parent, you can expect good disease resistance and prolific bloom. Its spicy scent and long stems make it a good cut flower."

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Posted by Mike (Lower Hudson Valley, NY - Zone 6b) on Aug 22, 2014 7:50 PM

I always think of this as the most "feminine" rose in my garden. Alas, the blooms never last very long, and it's not very quick to repeat. It also gets a bit leggy at times. But the captivating fragrance makes it a worthwhile addition to the garden; I always stop to admire it when in bloom.

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Posted by lovemyhouse (Garland, TX (NE Dallas suburb) - Zone 8a) on Aug 22, 2014 9:34 AM

Blooms in flushes throughout the warm months. Has often bloomed into December, here. Flowers will be smaller with successive blooms. Tolerant of partial shade. I rarely ever give supplemental water. However, while it will lose leaves in drought conditions, it is one tough shrub and always comes back as good as ever. Flower fragrance can change from light floral to one similar to insecticide Pyrethrum -- at least it does to my nose -- so I don't often cut sprays for indoors.

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