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Alternative cultivar names:
'Cottage Rose'
'AUSglisten'
'The Cottage Rose'

Data specific to Roses (Edit)
Bloom size: Large: 4-5"
Bloom shape: Other: Button eye
Petal count: very full: 40+ petals
Rose bloom color: Medium pink
Extra Bloom Info: Medium to large, in large clusters
Rebloom: Good
Class: Shrub
Growth Habit: Medium-tall, 3-5 feet, bushy
Fragrance: Mild
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)
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 4b -31.7 °C (-25 °F) to -28.9 °C (-20 °F)
Plant Height: 3-5 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
Parentage: Wife of Bath x Mary Rose

Perfect button eye, which has attracted an ant

No-Fuss Roses for Cold ZonesNo-Fuss Roses for Cold Zones
By Cottage_Rose on February 10, 2013

After many years of growing mainly fussy and tender hybrid tea roses in rural zone 5, I became discouraged with their failure to do well beyond a season or two. Some seemed to never do well, no matter how well I cared for them. Some would just sit there and not grow or would quickly become naked and ugly from black spot. Reluctant to give up on growing my favorite flower, I did some online research and found information on hardy and easy-to-grow roses.

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Location: In my Northern California gardenDate: 2013-04-30
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Location: In my Northern California gardenDate: 2017-05-26
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Location: Alnwick garden, Northumberland UKDate: 2009-06-24
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Perfect button eye, which has attracted an ant
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Location: In my Northern California gardenDate: 2012-06-04
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Location: Alnwick garden, Northumberland UKDate: 2011-07-02
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