PlantsRoses→Rose (Rosa 'Summer Song')

Alternative cultivar names:
'Summer Song'
'AUStango'

Data specific to Roses (Edit)
Bloom size: Large: 4-5"
Bloom shape: Cupped
Petal count: very full: 40+ petals
Rose bloom color: Orange and orange blend
Rebloom: Good
Class: Shrub
Extra Color Info: Deep orange
Growth Habit: Medium-tall, 4-5 feet, bushy
Fragrance: Strong
Hybridizer & year: David Austin, before 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: 4-5 feet
Plant Spread: 3-4 feet
Leaves: Deciduous
Flowers: Showy
Fragrant
Flower Color: Orange
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: sdlg x sdlg
Child plants: one child plant

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Location: in my gardenDate: 2014-04-19Cool overcast mornings make the color especially intense
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Location: Alnwick garden, Northumberland UKDate: 2010-06-30
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Location: Alnwick garden, Northumberland UKDate: 2009-06-14
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Discussion Threads about this plant
Thread Title Last Reply Replies
Summer Song by hampartsum Jul 8, 2018 4:27 AM 4
April 2021 -- Photos and Chat by zuzu Apr 11, 2021 7:33 PM 56
March 2021 -- Photos and Chat by zuzu Mar 29, 2021 7:41 PM 69
January 2021 -- Photos and Chat by zuzu Feb 3, 2021 11:51 AM 159
December 2020 -- Photos and Chat by zuzu Jan 1, 2021 3:56 PM 125
November 2020 -- Photos and Chat by zuzu Dec 1, 2020 9:15 AM 126
September 2020 -- Photos and Chat by zuzu Oct 1, 2020 11:03 AM 145
My mid-summer order from Heirloom Roses by Mike Sep 11, 2020 8:22 PM 17
June 2020 -- Photos and Chat by zuzu Jun 30, 2020 1:12 PM 143
April 2020 -- Photos and Chat by zuzu May 1, 2020 10:10 AM 109
Oh Boy! Yikes! DA roses is retiring 30% of their roses! by Mustbnuts Sep 28, 2020 9:03 AM 47
Elusive roses by zuzu Apr 5, 2021 12:11 PM 94
Which roses have you ordered for next season (2020)? by zuzu Jun 20, 2020 11:10 AM 215
Palatine Roses -- 2019-2020 Season by zuzu Sep 14, 2019 7:41 AM 78
A few of my recent blooms by MGKing Aug 23, 2019 11:16 AM 9
The Colour Red. by LolaTasmania Aug 8, 2019 7:25 AM 21
Orange Roses by GoldBeardThePirate Jul 14, 2020 7:16 PM 94
July 2019 -- Photos and Chat by zuzu Aug 2, 2019 12:08 AM 307
Canadian_Rose... How are you??? by jim1961 Jul 23, 2019 11:57 AM 18
Most fragrant rose by reh0622 Dec 26, 2019 6:46 PM 159
May 2019 -- Photos and Chat by zuzu Jun 7, 2019 8:21 PM 468

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