Rose (Rosa 'Happy Child') in the Roses Database

Alternative cultivar names:
'Happy Child'
'AUScomp'

Data specific to Roses (Edit)
Bloom size: Large: 4-5"
Bloom shape: Cupped
Petal count: very full: 40+ petals
Rose bloom color: Deep yellow
Extra Bloom Info: In clusters
Rebloom: Good
Class: Shrub
Extra Color Info: Deepest yellow of any Austin rose
Growth Habit: Medium, 3-4 feet, bushy
Fragrance: Strong
Misc: Thornless or almost thornless
Hybridizer & year: David Austin, 1993
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: 3-4 feet
Plant Spread: 2-3 feet
Leaves: Deciduous
Flowers: Showy
Fragrant
Flower Color: Yellow
Flower Time: Spring
Summer
Fall
Uses: Cut Flower
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Butterflies
Propagation: Other methods: Cuttings: Stem
Cuttings: Tip
Parentage: (Seedling of: Iceberg x sdlg) x Hero

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Discussion Threads about this plant
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Simplicity Hedge Rose or Floribunda? by Chrysanthe Jan 15, 2020 8:10 PM 12
December 2019 -- Photos and Chat by zuzu Dec 31, 2019 3:46 PM 128
Great article on the subject of shovel pruning--I need to remember this! by Mustbnuts Dec 13, 2019 1:50 AM 14
October 2019 -- Photos and Chat by zuzu Nov 1, 2019 3:14 PM 269
August 2019 -- Photos and Chat by zuzu Aug 31, 2019 10:08 PM 261
July 2019 -- Photos and Chat by zuzu Aug 2, 2019 12:08 AM 307
June 2019 -- Photos and Chat by zuzu Jul 27, 2019 9:37 AM 355
Most fragrant rose by reh0622 Dec 26, 2019 6:46 PM 159
Happy Mother's Day by Moondog May 21, 2019 1:07 PM 12
HELP...how do I tell if my rose plant is dead? by khan_aa Jun 1, 2019 10:11 AM 22
Rose Photo Award by AnnKNCalif May 6, 2019 11:49 PM 13
Thought I'd check in with you guys! by Beth_NorCal Mar 22, 2019 12:06 PM 32
February 2019 -- Photos and Chat by zuzu Mar 1, 2019 1:03 AM 139
January 2019 -- Photos and Chat by zuzu Jan 31, 2019 12:31 AM 142
Endangered Roses by Kesroses Sep 12, 2018 2:14 PM 36
My Golden Celebration blooms are wimping out by Genevre Aug 10, 2018 3:12 PM 7
Why are roses so stressful? by CrazedHoosier Aug 14, 2018 3:36 PM 65
How does Lemon Fizz compare to Yellow Knock Out? by Frillylily Jul 29, 2018 4:32 PM 25
New rose border suggestions by LolaTasmania Aug 17, 2018 9:48 PM 65
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