Rose (Rosa 'The Herbalist') in the Roses Database

Alternative cultivar names:
'The Herbalist'
'AUSsemi'
'Austins Herbalist'
'Herbalist'

Data specific to Roses (Edit)
Bloom size: Large: 4-5"
Bloom shape: Cupped
Petal count: semi-double: 8-15 petals
Rose bloom color: Deep pink
Extra Bloom Info: Semi-double to double, in clusters
Rebloom: Some
Class: Shrub
Growth Habit: Medium-tall, 3-5 feet, bushy
Fragrance: Mild
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)
Plant Height: 3-5 feet
Plant Spread: 2-3 feet
Leaves: Deciduous
Flowers: Showy
Fragrant
Flower Color: Pink
Flower Time: Late spring or early summer
Late summer or early fall
Uses: Cut Flower
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Propagation: Other methods: Cuttings: Stem
Cuttings: Tip
Miscellaneous: With thorns/spines/prickles/teeth

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Comments:
Posted by chelle (N.E. Indiana - Zone 5b) on Aug 19, 2012 5:15 AM

Very easy to grow; blooms almost continuously here without fuss, and has a wonderful scent.

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Discussion Threads about this plant
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Rabbit damage by chelle Oct 31, 2013 12:56 PM 139
Favorite Rose du Jour by Steve812 Sep 13, 2012 12:47 PM 8
Rose Parade from Arvada, Co. by tabby Jun 7, 2012 1:59 PM 33
They're on their own! by chelle Jun 28, 2012 3:24 PM 23

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