PlantsRoses→Rose (Rosa 'The Generous Gardener')

Alternative cultivar names:
'The Generous Gardener'
'AUSdrawn'

Data specific to Roses (Edit)
Bloom size: Large: 4-5"
Bloom shape: Cupped
Petal count: very full: 40+ petals
Rose bloom color: Light pink
Extra Bloom Info: In clusters
Rebloom: Good
Class: Shrub
Extra Color Info: Pale pink
Growth Habit: Tall, 5-6 feet, bushy
Fragrance: Strong
Hybridizer & year: David Austin, 2002
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)
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
Awards and Recognitions: RHS AGM

covering a gazebo

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Location: Alnwick garden, Northumberland UKDate: 2011-07-02In the plant sales area
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Location: Castle Howard rose garden, Yorkshire UKDate: 2011-05-20
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Comments:
Posted by cliftoncat (Oxfordshire, England and Menton, France (zones 8b and 10a)) on Apr 26, 2016 4:58 AM

Grows well as a climber, up to 15 feet. An English Musk Hybrid with relatively few thorns and a strong perfume, so very well suited for growing over a gazebo or arch, near seating. Emerging leaves are red.

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