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

Alternative cultivar names:
'Ambridge Rose'
'AUSwonder'

Data specific to Roses (Edit)
Bloom size: Large: 4-5"
Bloom shape: Cupped
Petal count: very full: 40+ petals
Rose bloom color: Apricot and apricot blend
Extra Bloom Info: Medium to large, in clusters
Rebloom: Good
Class: Shrub
Growth Habit: Medium, 3-4 feet, bushy
Fragrance: Strong
Misc: Shade tolerant
Hybridizer & year: David Austin, 1990
Optimal growing zones: USDA zone 5 and warmer

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Shrub
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Full Sun to Partial Shade
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: Other: Apricot blend
Flower Time: Spring
Summer
Fall
Uses: Cut Flower
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Propagation: Other methods: Cuttings: Stem
Cuttings: Tip
Miscellaneous: With thorns/spines/prickles/teeth

Image

Photo gallery:

Comments:
Posted by zuzu (Northern California - Zone 9a) on Feb 5, 2014 12:56 AM

Usually apricot-colored, but sometimes pink or cream, the blooms of Ambridge Rose cover the bush. This rose is a blooming machine! The classic cupped blooms and buds are presented on the canes in the form of large bouquets. The rose can tolerate some shade and has a strong fragrance.

[ Reply to this comment | Give a thumbs up ]

Discussion Threads about this plant
Thread Title Last Reply Replies
Beautiful form! by sandnsea2 Dec 1, 2011 8:22 AM 0
November 2019 -- Photos and Chat by zuzu Dec 13, 2019 1:00 AM 164
Best Roses for Southern California's Heat by oakslesly Oct 12, 2019 9:13 PM 8
Which roses have you ordered for next season (2020)? by zuzu Jan 11, 2020 10:29 PM 176
October 2019 -- Photos and Chat by zuzu Nov 1, 2019 3:14 PM 269
David Austin - Gabriel Oak by Tafy Nov 5, 2019 12:36 PM 15
David Austin roses for hot Southern California by oakslesly Sep 11, 2019 12:54 PM 21
July 2019 -- Photos and Chat by zuzu Aug 2, 2019 12:08 AM 307
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
New and growing roses in Louisiana by LouisianaRoseGirl May 1, 2019 9:18 AM 16
I am a rose killer by Cinta May 14, 2019 5:55 PM 33
Help me decide by carlysuko Apr 16, 2019 6:40 PM 5
Growth habits of these roses by LolaTasmania May 5, 2019 12:57 AM 15
Rose Scents--what is your favorite rose scent and your least favorite? by Mustbnuts Jun 1, 2019 4:42 PM 27
March 2019 -- Photos and Chat by zuzu Apr 2, 2019 6:40 PM 131
February 2019 -- Photos and Chat by zuzu Mar 1, 2019 1:03 AM 139
My new rose border. by LolaTasmania Dec 21, 2018 2:23 PM 8
December 2018 -- Photos and Chat by zuzu Jan 2, 2019 8:44 PM 142
November 2018 -- Photos and Chat by zuzu Dec 8, 2018 2:10 AM 285
David Austin Roses by caroses Oct 16, 2018 6:28 PM 19

« Add a new plant to the database

» Search the Roses Database: by characteristics or by cultivar name

« See the general plant entry for Roses (Rosa)

« Visit the Roses forum

« The Roses Database Front Page

« The Plants Database Front Page

Today's site banner is by EscondidoCal and is called "Papyrus in Morning Sun"

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.