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

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

Common names
  • Rose

Photo Gallery
Location: Bochum, Germany
Date: 2022-05-26
Location: IL
Date: Summer 2022
Newly planted in Fall, 2021, these are the first blooms.
Location: Oxfordshire, England
Date: 2016-06-15
covering a gazebo
Location: Wynyard Hall garden, UK
Date: 2023-06-21
Location: RHS Hyde Hall, Essex, UK.
Date: 2022-08-09
Location: Bochum, Germany
Date: 2022-05-26
Uploaded by zuzu
Location: Wynyard Hall garden, UK
Date: 2023-06-21
Location: Oxfordshire, England
Date: 2018-06-07
bloom and buds
Location: Alnwick garden, Northumberland UK
Date: 2011-07-02
In the plant sales area
Location: Oxfordshire, England
Date: 2016-06-14
Location: Oxfordshire, England
Date: 2016-06-14
Location: Bochum, Germany
Date: 2022-05-28
Location: Wynyard Hall garden, UK
Date: 2023-06-21
Uploaded by Tex68
Location: Svendborg, Denmark 
Date: 2019-12-04
Uploaded by zuzu
Uploaded by Steve812
Location: Castle Howard rose garden, Yorkshire UK
Date: 2011-05-20
Location: Castle Howard rose garden, Yorkshire UK
Date: 2011-05-20
Comments:
  • Posted by cliftoncat (Oxfordshire, England and Menton, France (zones 8b and 10a)) on Apr 26, 2016 4:58 AM concerning plant:
    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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