PlantsRoses→Rose (Rosa 'Jude the Obscure')

Alternative cultivar names:
'Jude the Obscure'
'AUSjo'

Data specific to Roses (Edit)
Bloom size: Large: 4-5"
Bloom shape: Cupped
Petal count: very full: 40+ petals
Rose bloom color: Apricot and apricot blend
Rebloom: Good
Class: Shrub
Extra Color Info: Apricot-cream
Growth Habit: Medium, 3-4 feet, bushy
Fragrance: Strong
Misc: Thornless or almost thornless
Hybridizer & year: David Austin, 1989
Optimal growing zones: USDA zone 5b 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: 3-4 feet
Leaves: Deciduous
Flowers: Showy
Fragrant
Flower Color: Other: Apricot
Flower Time: Spring
Summer
Fall
Uses: Cut Flower
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Propagation: Other methods: Cuttings: Stem
Cuttings: Tip
Parentage: Abraham Darby x Windrush

Zone 9b.

Photo gallery:
Location: PennsylvaniaDate: 2018-06-16Rosa 'Jude the Obscure'
By AudreyDee
Give a thumbs up
Date: 2019-10-21
By Lynnez
Give a thumbs up
Location: Riverview, Robson, B.C. Date: 2008-07-29 5:42 pm.  Jude - looking darker and sultry in the shade.
By HemNorth
Give a thumbs up
Date: 2019-10-21
By Lynnez
Give a thumbs up
Image
By Lynnez
Give a thumbs up
Image
By Lynnez
Give a thumbs up
Location: Athens, TXDate: 4000-06-01Jude the Obscure
By sandyp60
Give a thumbs up
Image
By Lynnez
Give a thumbs up
Location: Riverview, Robson, B.C.Date: 2008-07-29  5:41pm.  The backlit petals frame this rose perfectly.
By HemNorth
Give a thumbs up
Location: New York Botanical Garden (Peggy Rockefeller Rose Garden), New York, New YorkDate: 2017-06-17
By csandt
Give a thumbs up
Image
By Calif_Sue
Give a thumbs up
Image
By zuzu
Give a thumbs up
Location: Riverview, Robson, B.C.Date: 2008-07-28 10:35 am. A gentle, luscious Rose.
By HemNorth
Give a thumbs up
Location: In my Northern California gardenDate: 2011-10-17
By zuzu
Give a thumbs up
Location: Calgary, Alberta, CanadaDate: 2012-07-12
By foxglove
Give a thumbs up
Image
By kbw664
Give a thumbs up
Image
By kbw664
Give a thumbs up
Location: New York Botanical Garden (Peggy Rockefeller Rose Garden), New York, New YorkDate: 2017-06-17
By csandt
Give a thumbs up
Image
By kbw664
Give a thumbs up
Location: Islamabad, zone 9bDate: 2016-06-18Blooming in 108*F. Low petal count, good fragrance.
By kbw664
Give a thumbs up

This plant is tagged in:
Image Image

Comments:
Posted by foxglove (Calgary, Alberta, Canada - Zone 3a) on Dec 28, 2012 6:44 PM

Magnificent David Austin rose!

[ Reply to this comment | Give a thumbs up ]

Plant Events from our members
mattmackay22 On December 1, 2014 Obtained plant
» Post your own event for this plant

Discussion Threads about this plant
Thread Title Last Reply Replies
Full bush shot by sunnyvalley Apr 18, 2016 9:26 PM 0
January 2021 -- Photos and Chat by zuzu Jan 20, 2021 9:58 AM 79
Which roses have you ordered so far for next season (2021)? by zuzu Jan 15, 2021 3:06 PM 72
December 2020 -- Photos and Chat by zuzu Jan 1, 2021 3:56 PM 125
July 2020 -- Photos and Chat by zuzu Jul 31, 2020 8:39 PM 154
Buying Austins by Hiyamakki Sep 23, 2020 3:51 AM 13
Purple or lavender thornless climber by Hiyamakki Jun 12, 2020 4:18 AM 16
Noob struggling with newly planted roses, seeking help and knowledge by philly7Bpatio May 6, 2020 5:29 PM 2
May 2020 -- Photos and Chat by zuzu Jun 15, 2020 10:34 PM 159
April 2020 -- Photos and Chat by zuzu May 1, 2020 10:10 AM 109
Oh Boy! Yikes! DA roses is retiring 30% of their roses! by Mustbnuts Sep 28, 2020 9:03 AM 47
February 2020 -- Photos and Chat by zuzu Mar 13, 2020 3:35 PM 199
January 2020 -- Photos and Chat by zuzu Feb 1, 2020 2:19 AM 120
December 2019 -- Photos and Chat by zuzu Dec 31, 2019 3:46 PM 128
November 2019 -- Photos and Chat by zuzu Dec 13, 2019 1:00 AM 164
Roses by Clayman Oct 20, 2019 4:45 PM 4
Best Roses for Southern California's Heat by oakslesly Nov 30, 2020 3:10 PM 18
Which roses have you ordered for next season (2020)? by zuzu Jun 20, 2020 11:10 AM 215
October 2019 -- Photos and Chat by zuzu Nov 1, 2019 3:14 PM 269
David Austin - Gabriel Oak by Tafy Jul 25, 2020 4:49 PM 36
...When she was good, she was very good and when she was bad, she was horrid! by Mustbnuts Sep 3, 2019 6:42 PM 5

« Add a new plant to the database

» Search the Roses Database: by characteristics or by cultivar name

« See the general plant entry for Roses (Rosa)

« Visit the Roses forum

« The Roses Database Front Page

« The Plants Database Front Page

Today's site banner is by KFredenburg and is called "Thimble cactus bloom"

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.