Rose (Rosa 'Spirit of Freedom') in the Roses Database

Alternative cultivar names:
'Spirit of Freedom'
'AUSbite'

Data specific to Roses (Edit)
Bloom size: Medium: 2-3"
Bloom shape: Cupped
Petal count: very full: 40+ petals
Rose bloom color: Light pink
Extra Bloom Info: In small clusters
Rebloom: Good
Class: Shrub
Growth Habit: Tall, 5-6 feet, bushy
Fragrance: Strong
Hybridizer & year: David Austin, 2005
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: 5-6 feet
Plant Spread: 3-4 feet
Leaves: Deciduous
Flowers: Showy
Fragrant
Flower Color: Pink
Flower Time: Spring
Summer
Fall
Uses: Cut Flower
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Propagation: Other methods: Cuttings: Stem
Cuttings: Tip
Miscellaneous: With thorns/spines/prickles/teeth
Parentage: seedling x AUScot

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Location: Samut Prakan ThailandDate: 2016-12-06
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Location: Coastal San Diego County Date: 2018-04-24
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Location: Coastal San Diego County Date: 2018-04-24
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Location: Samut Prakan ThailandDate: July 2016Blooming Spirit of Freedom
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Location: Samut Prakan ThailandDate: 2016-12-15
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Location: Islamabad, zone 9bDate: 2016-06-17No fragrance at 106*F.
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Location: Samut Prakan ThailandDate: 2016-12-06
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Location: Islamabad, zone 9bDate: 2016-06-19
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Discussion Threads about this plant
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Which roses have you ordered for next season (2020)? by zuzu Jan 11, 2020 10:29 PM 176
What have you ordered so far for next season? by zuzu Mar 18, 2019 1:21 PM 222
February 2017 -- Photos and Chat by zuzu Mar 1, 2017 10:04 PM 228
My Roses in Burning Heat: by kbw664 Oct 22, 2016 5:12 PM 30
June 2016 -- Photos and Chat by zuzu Jul 19, 2016 9:30 PM 266
Matterhorn Nursery's David Austin rose garden by Mike Sep 8, 2018 1:10 AM 43

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