Rose (Rosa 'Dove') in the Roses Database

Alternative cultivar names:
'Dove'
'AUSdove'
'Dovedale'

Data specific to Roses (Edit)
Bloom size: Medium: 2-3"
Bloom shape: Other: Rosette
Petal count: full: 26-40 petals
Rose bloom color: White and white blend
Extra Bloom Info: In clusters
Rebloom: Good
Class: Shrub
Extra Color Info: White, blushed with pale pink
Growth Habit: Short, 2-3 feet, bushy
Fragrance: Moderate
Hybridizer & year: David Austin, 1984
Optimal growing zones: USDA zone 6 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 6b -20.6 °C (-5 °F) to -17.8 °C (0 °F)
Plant Height: 2-3 feet
Plant Spread: 2-3 feet
Leaves: Deciduous
Flowers: Showy
Fragrant
Flower Color: White
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 Seedling of: Iceberg

Zone 9b.

Plant Events from our members
mattmackay22 On October 10, 2014 Transplanted
gave to Kayla
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Discussion Threads about this plant
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Time to Show Us Your Thorns! by Mustbnuts Sep 25, 2019 9:31 PM 12
July 2019 -- Photos and Chat by zuzu Aug 2, 2019 12:08 AM 307
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🌹OCTOBER 2017 Bloom and Chat 🌹 by IrisLilli Oct 31, 2017 11:48 AM 176
March 2017 -- Photos and Chat by sunnyvalley Apr 2, 2017 12:17 PM 268
Which Austin roses perform best in the south? by gemini_sage Mar 1, 2016 2:35 AM 113
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October's here! Pumpkins, ghosts, snow.. just the usual! by Skiekitty Oct 30, 2014 2:29 PM 59
April Chat - Spring's Here!! by Skiekitty May 3, 2014 5:09 PM 138
Photos and chat, February 2014 by zuzu Jul 27, 2014 2:20 PM 152
And May brings us FLOWERS! & chatting .. and stuff.... by Skiekitty Jun 2, 2013 10:45 PM 183
February 2013 Photos & Chat by Skiekitty Mar 3, 2013 3:02 PM 129
October 2012 photos & chat by zuzu Nov 12, 2012 2:26 PM 63
June 2012 photos and chat by zuzu Jun 25, 2012 9:22 PM 41
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