Rose (Rosa 'Sir John Betjeman') in the Roses Database

Alternative cultivar names:
'Sir John Betjeman'
'AUSvivid'

Data specific to Roses (Edit)
Bloom size: Medium: 2-3"
Bloom shape: Other: Rosette
Petal count: very full: 40+ petals
Rose bloom color: Deep pink
Extra Bloom Info: In clusters
Rebloom: Good
Class: Shrub
Extra Color Info: Deep pink, with lighter center
Growth Habit: Medium, 3-4 feet, bushy
Fragrance: Mild
Hybridizer & year: David Austin, before 2008
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: 3-4 feet
Plant Spread: 2-3 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

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Discussion Threads about this plant
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Rose Sale by Skiekitty Feb 15, 2010 10:15 PM 4
Garden Valley Ranch by zuzu Apr 26, 2011 11:08 AM 25
New roses by marti Feb 4, 2011 11:44 AM 22
Roses roses, everywhere, but not enough room to plant them! by Skiekitty May 3, 2010 2:17 PM 16
and i said i didnt have any more room. by dana Mar 19, 2010 4:25 AM 19
News of an exciting upcoming visit by zuzu Feb 23, 2010 6:18 PM 86

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