Rose (Rosa 'Francine Austin') in the Roses Database

Alternative cultivar names:
'Francine Austin'
'AUSram'

Data specific to Roses (Edit)
Bloom size: Medium: 2-3"
Bloom shape: Other: Lax petals
Petal count: double: 16-25 petals
Rose bloom color: White and white blend
Extra Bloom Info: In clusters
Rebloom: Some
Class: Shrub
Growth Habit: Medium-tall, 4-5 feet, with arching canes
Fragrance: Mild
Hybridizer & year: David Austin, 1988
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)
Plant Height: 4-5 feet
Plant Spread: 3-4 feet
Leaves: Deciduous
Flowers: Showy
Fragrant
Flower Color: White
Flower Time: Late spring or early summer
Late summer or early fall
Uses: Cut Flower
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Butterflies
Propagation: Other methods: Cuttings: Stem
Cuttings: Tip
Miscellaneous: With thorns/spines/prickles/teeth

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Discussion Threads about this plant
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Pegging down D.Austin roses by hampartsum Feb 8, 2019 7:37 PM 25
New rose border suggestions by LolaTasmania Aug 17, 2018 9:48 PM 65
Blackspot resistant rose by Halcyon Mar 25, 2018 8:07 AM 47
Favorite Austin roses old and new by GardenQuilts Apr 5, 2017 7:35 PM 13
Which Austin roses perform best in the south? by gemini_sage Mar 1, 2016 2:35 AM 113
Mis-labeled Rose by Henhouse Apr 4, 2015 10:30 AM 8
Noisettes by melva Feb 8, 2010 3:30 PM 52

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