Rose (Rosa 'Alexandra Rose') in the Roses Database

Alternative cultivar names:
'Alexandra Rose'
'AUSday'
'The Alexander Rose'
'The Alexandra Rose'

Data specific to Roses (Edit)
Bloom size: Medium: 2-3"
Bloom shape: Flat
Petal count: Single: 1-7 petals
Rose bloom color: Pink blend
Extra Bloom Info: In small clusters
Rebloom: Some
Class: Shrub
Extra Color Info: Pink blend, yellow center
Growth Habit: Height 4-8 feet
Fragrance: Mild
Hybridizer & year: David Austin, 1992
Optimal growing zones: Zone 5b 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: 4-8 feet
Plant Spread: 4-6 feet
Leaves: Deciduous
Flowers: Showy
Fragrant
Flower Color: Bi-Color: Pink and white
Flower Time: Late spring or early summer
Late summer or early fall
Uses: Cut Flower
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Propagation: Other methods: Cuttings: Stem
Cuttings: Tip
Miscellaneous: With thorns/spines/prickles/teeth
Parentage: (Shropshire Lass x Shropshire Lass) X Heritage

 4:45 pm. Looking charming and graceful to the end.

Photo gallery:
Location: Nora's Garden - Castlegar BCDate: 2014-07-04 4:45 pm. Looking charming and graceful to the end.
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Location: Nora's Garden - Castlegar BCDate: 2012-08-05 7:14 pm.  It gracefully fades into another personality.
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Location: In my Northern California gardenDate: 2011-10-15
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Location: Nora's Garden - Castlegar BCDate: 2014-06-18 5:09 pm.  Charming blossom when it first emerges.
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Location: Nora's Garden - Castlegar, B.C.Date: 2016-05-31 6:28 pm. Each blossom goes through many colour changes.
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Location: Arvada, Colorado zone 5Date: June
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Location: My garden - Arvada, Colorado zone 5Date: June
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Comments:
Posted by zuzu (Northern California - Zone 9a) on Nov 10, 2011 6:08 PM

This is a nice landscape rose, even for people who aren't crazy about roses. It's very bushy, spreading out nicely. The canes are strong and hold the blooms erect. The rose is mostly self-cleaning and doesn't take up a lot of the gardener's time and energy.

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