Rose (Rosa 'Mary Rose') in the Roses Database

Alternative cultivar names:
'Mary Rose'
'AUSmary'

Data specific to Roses (Edit)
Bloom size: Large: 4-5"
Bloom shape: Cupped
Petal count: very full: 40+ petals
Rose bloom color: Medium pink
Extra Bloom Info: In clusters
Rebloom: Good
Class: Shrub
Growth Habit: Medium-tall, 4-5 feet, bushy
Fragrance: Mild
Misc: Shade tolerant
Hybridizer & year: David Austin, 1983
Optimal growing zones: USDA zone 4 and warmer

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Shrub
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Full Sun to Partial Shade
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 4b -31.7 °C (-25 °F) to -28.9 °C (-20 °F)
Plant Height: 4-5 feet
Plant Spread: 3-4 feet
Leaves: Deciduous
Flowers: Showy
Fragrant
Flower Color: Pink
Flower Time: Spring
Summer
Fall
Uses: Cut Flower
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Propagation: Other methods: Cuttings: Stem
Cuttings: Tip
Miscellaneous: With thorns/spines/prickles/teeth
Parentage: Wife of Bath x The Miller
Child plants: 14 child plants

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No-Fuss Roses for Cold ZonesNo-Fuss Roses for Cold Zones
February 10, 2013

After many years of growing mainly fussy and tender hybrid tea roses in rural zone 5, I became discouraged with their failure to do well beyond a season or two. Some seemed to never do well, no matter how well I cared for them. Some would just sit there and not grow or would quickly become naked and ugly from black spot. Reluctant to give up on growing my favorite flower, I did some online research and found information on hardy and easy-to-grow roses.

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Location: From my collection. Poland.Date: 2018-06-18
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Location: In my garden
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Location: My GardensDate: August 6, 2013An Excellent Rose
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Location: In my Northern California gardenDate: 2015-04-29
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Location: Coastal San Diego County
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Location: In Zuzu's gardenDate: 2013-04-25
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Location: Dean Bond Rose Garden, Scott Arboretum, Swarthmore, Pennsylvania USADate: 2018-06-02
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Location: Tabby's GardenDate: 2012-05-17
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Location: My GardensDate: June 6, 2013One Of The Best Landscape Roses In My Gardens
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Location: My GardensDate: June 6, 2013Very Dependable & Tough Plant
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Location: Islamabad, zone 9bDate: 2016-07-18
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Location: Rose Garden Center, Tyler, TexasDate: 2014-05-03
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Location: Barnes Arboretum, Merion, Pennsylvania USADate: 2018-06-09
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Comments:
Posted by carlysuko (Oceanside, California. Sunset zone 24 - Zone 10a) on Sep 21, 2018 12:07 PM

This is a DA rose that seems to do very well here in my zone 10a climate. Very floriferous with huge petal packed blooms. A great re-bloomer as well. I don't grow it yet but I see it often at the Inez Grant Rose Gardens and it always looks outstanding!

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