Data specific to Roses (Edit)
Bloom size: Large: 4-5"
Bloom shape: Globular
Petal count: very full: 40+ petals
Rose bloom color: Dark red
Extra Bloom Info: Medium to large, in clusters
Rebloom: Some
Class: Shrub
Growth Habit: Medium-tall, 3-5 feet, bushy
Fragrance: Moderate
Hybridizer & year: David Austin, 1991
Optimal growing zones: USDA zone 4 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: 3-5 feet
Plant Spread: 3-4 feet
Leaves: Deciduous
Flowers: Showy
Fragrant
Flower Color: Red
Flower Time: Spring
Summer
Fall
Uses: Cut Flower
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Propagation: Other methods: Cuttings: Stem
Cuttings: Tip
Miscellaneous: With thorns/spines/prickles/teeth
Child plants: one child plant

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Alternative cultivar names:
  • 'The Dark Lady'
  • 'Ausbloom'
  • 'Dark Lady'

Common names
  • Rose

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Location: Near Napa Valley (Northern California)
Date: 2021-04-29
Photo by kbw664
Photo by sedumzz
Photo by sedumzz
Photo by Cottage_Rose
Photo by kbw664
Photo by kbw664
Photo by kbw664
Location: Rose Garden Center, Tyler, Texas
Date: 2014-05-03

Photo courtesy of Tasman Bay Roses
Location: Rose Garden Center, Tyler, Texas
Date: 2014-05-03
Photo by Tex68
Photo by Tex68
Location: My front yard
Date: July 2013

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