Rose (Rosa 'Eglantyne') in the Roses Database

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

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

my garden, zone 4b New Hampshire

The Most Loved and Beautiful of FlowersThe Most Loved and Beautiful of Flowers
February 9, 2013

Some know it as the Queen of Flowers; others call it by its family name, Rosaceae. But most of us know it, quite simply, as the rose. Whether grown in gardens, depicted in drawings, or praised in poetry, it is one of the most loved and beautiful of all flowers. This article briefly describes its history, explains its basic classifications, and provides descriptions and photographs of some of the most interesting and diverse specimens of the rose, the most beautiful of the flowering plants.

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Posted by Newyorkrita (North Shore, Long Island, NY ) on Feb 7, 2014 2:04 PM

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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