Rose (Rosa 'Charles Darwin') in the Roses Database

Alternative cultivar names:
'Charles Darwin'
'AUSpeet'

Data specific to Roses (Edit)
Bloom size: Medium: 2-3"
Bloom shape: Cupped
Petal count: very full: 40+ petals
Rose bloom color: Medium yellow
Extra Bloom Info: Medium to large, in small clusters
Rebloom: Good
Class: Shrub
Extra Color Info: Yellow, aging to cream
Growth Habit: Medium, 3-4 feet, bushy
Fragrance: Moderate
Misc: Thornless or almost thornless
Hybridizer & year: David Austin, 2001
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: 3-4 feet
Plant Spread: 3 feet
Leaves: Deciduous
Flowers: Showy
Fragrant
Flower Color: Yellow
Flower Time: Late spring or early summer
Late summer or early fall
Fall
Uses: Cut Flower
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Propagation: Other methods: Cuttings: Stem
Cuttings: Tip
Parentage: Unnamed seedling x unnamed seedling

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Location: From my collection. Poland.Date: 2018-08-20
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Location: Bordeaux, FranceDate: 2016-06-04
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Location: Poland. From my collection.
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Location: At Regan's NurseryDate: 2014-05-08
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Location: Poland. From my collection.
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Location: Poland. From my collection.
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Date: 2012-05-29
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Location: Knoxville, TNDate: 2012-06-07
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Location: From my collection. Poland.Date: 2018-06-19
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Location: From my collection. Poland.Date: 2018-06-20
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Comments:
Posted by OrganicJen on Dec 19, 2018 11:35 PM

Wonderful sweet, lemony fragrance.

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Plant Events from our members
mattmackay22 On October 5, 2014 Obtained plant
KG_Coastal_NewEnglan On April 8, 2017 Potted up
Ordered from David Austin Roses; chose "own root" plants. Plants were sent overnight, I believe. They were without foliage but very, very healthy and green.
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Mild winter not always good for normally tough bush roses by RpR Oct 12, 2019 4:39 PM 87
Which Austin roses perform best in the south? by gemini_sage Mar 1, 2016 2:35 AM 113
Any idea of what this rose could be? by Cem9165 Feb 2, 2014 7:25 PM 60
Which roses do you have that hold up well in summer heat and humidity ? by Calsurf73 Jul 16, 2013 4:22 PM 58
Not dead...yet by tabby Nov 3, 2011 11:30 AM 96
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