Data specific to Roses (Edit)
Bloom size: Medium: 2-3"
Bloom shape: Cupped
Petal count: very full: 40+ petals
Rose bloom color: Light pink
Extra Bloom Info: In clusters
Rebloom: Good
Class: Shrub
Growth Habit: Medium, 3-5 feet, bushy
Fragrance: Strong
Hybridizer & year: David Austin, 1994
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: 3-5 feet
Plant Spread: 3-4 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
Awards and Recognitions: RHS AGM
Parentage: sdlg x Mary Rose

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Alternative cultivar names:
  • 'Eglantyne'
  • 'AUSmak'
  • 'Eglantyne Jebb'

Common names
  • Rose

Comments:
  • Posted by Newyorkrita (North Shore, Long Island, NY ) on Feb 7, 2014 2:04 PM concerning plant:
    Such a charming old-rose lookalike. Both the color and the blooms remind me of an old English garden. Not that I have ever visited an old English garden, but Eglantyne should certain be grown in one. Mine grows in my Long Island, NY, garden instead.
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