PlantsRoses→Rose (Rosa 'The Mayflower')

Alternative cultivar names:
'The Mayflower'

Data specific to Roses (Edit)
Bloom size: Medium: 2-3"
Bloom shape: Cupped
Petal count: very full: 40+ petals
Rose bloom color: Pink blend
Extra Bloom Info: In small clusters
Rebloom: Some
Class: Shrub
Extra Color Info: Several shades of pink
Growth Habit: Medium, bushy, 3-4 feet tall
Fragrance: Moderate
Hybridizer & year: David Austin, 2001
Optimal growing zones: USDA zone 4 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: 3-4 feet
Plant Spread: 2-3 feet
Leaves: Deciduous
Flowers: Showy
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
Awards and Recognitions: RHS AGM
Child plants: one child plant


Photo gallery:
Location: Alnwick Garden, Northumberland, UKDate: 2015-06-22
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Location: Alnwick garden, Northumberland UKDate: 2011-06-15
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Location: Alnwick garden, Northumberland UKDate: 2009-06-07
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Location: Alnwick garden, Northumberland UKDate: 2011-06-11
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Location: Lincolnshire, England, UKDate: 22 September 2011David Austin Rose, The Mayflower
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Discussion Threads about this plant
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David Austin roses for hot Southern California by oakslesly Mar 23, 2021 7:38 PM 37
Hardy David Austin Roses by frankrichards16 Dec 31, 2018 8:46 AM 39
July 2018 -- photos and chat by zuzu Aug 5, 2018 5:11 PM 170
September 2016 -- Photos and Chat by zuzu Oct 3, 2016 9:18 AM 188
Recommendations for buff, beige, brown- muted, earthy toned roses by gemini_sage Feb 7, 2017 7:15 AM 73
Photos and chat, November 2011 by zuzu Dec 1, 2011 8:00 AM 182
New roses by marti Feb 4, 2011 11:44 AM 22

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