Rose (Rosa 'Jude the Obscure') in the Roses Database

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.

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Location: PennsylvaniaDate: 2018-06-16Rosa 'Jude the Obscure'
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Date: 2019-10-21
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Location: Riverview, Robson, B.C. Date: 2008-07-29 5:42 pm.  Jude - looking darker and sultry in the shade.
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Date: 2019-10-21
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Location: Athens, TXDate: 4000-06-01Jude the Obscure
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Location: Riverview, Robson, B.C.Date: 2008-07-29  5:41pm.  The backlit petals frame this rose perfectly.
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Location: New York Botanical Garden (Peggy Rockefeller Rose Garden), New York, New YorkDate: 2017-06-17
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Location: Riverview, Robson, B.C.Date: 2008-07-28 10:35 am. A gentle, luscious Rose.
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Location: In my Northern California gardenDate: 2011-10-17
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Location: Calgary, Alberta, CanadaDate: 2012-07-12
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Location: New York Botanical Garden (Peggy Rockefeller Rose Garden), New York, New YorkDate: 2017-06-17
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Location: Islamabad, zone 9bDate: 2016-06-18Blooming in 108*F. Low petal count, good fragrance.
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Comments:
Posted by foxglove (Calgary, Alberta, Canada - Zone 3a) on Dec 28, 2012 6:44 PM

Magnificent David Austin rose!

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