Data specific to Roses (Edit)
Bloom size: Large: 4-5"
Bloom shape: Cupped
Petal count: very full: 40+ petals
Rose bloom color: Deep yellow
Extra Bloom Info: In clusters
Rebloom: Good
Class: Shrub
Extra Color Info: Deep yellow, with orange tinges
Growth Habit: Short, 2-3 feet, bushy
Fragrance: Strong
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)
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 5b -26.1 °C (-15 °F) to -23.3 °C (-10 °F)
Plant Height: 2-3 feet
Plant Spread: 2-3 feet
Leaves: Deciduous
Flowers: Showy
Fragrant
Flower Color: Yellow
Flower Time: Spring
Summer
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
Parentage: Graham Thomas x Seedling

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Alternative cultivar names:
  • 'Molineux'
  • 'AUSmol'

Common names
  • Rose

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Location: My garden
Date: 2019-04-22
Location: my garden, Puget Sound area, WA
Date: 2017-06-11
Location: Coastal WA 8b
Date: 2022-07-10

Date: 2021-07-04
Location: Near Napa Valley (Northern California)
Date: 2019-09-26
Location: At a local nursery

Date: 2020-05-03
Location: Evans, GA
Date: 2024-04-17
Location: Cincinnati, OH
Location: Coastal San Diego County 
Date: 2018-07-29
Location: My garden
Date: 2023-05-16

Date: 2018-09-09

photo credit: Captain-tucker
Location: Breezy Knees garden, York, UK
Date: 2020-09-10
Location: My garden
Date: 2019-05-03
Location: My garden
Date: 2019-05-03
Location: Milwaukie, Oregon 
Date: 2019-05-17

Date: 2021-07-08

Date: 2021-07-13
Location: Second flush this season is more apricot this time
Date: 2015-07-19

Date: 2020-06-16
Uploaded by JCBodie
Uploaded by Cottage_Rose
Uploaded by zuzu
Location: Nocona,Texas zn.7 My gardens
Date: 2022-05-8
Location: In my garden
Date: 2012-05-09

Date: 2020-06-05

Date: 2020-06-04
Location: Kalama, Wa.
  • Uploaded by Joy
Location: Coastal San Diego County 
Date: 2018-04-24
Uploaded by Calif_Sue
Uploaded by Calif_Sue
Location: in my garden
Date: 2017-05-07
Location: Evans, GA
Date: 2024-04-17
1 year old specimen, Georgia z8b
Location: Alnwick garden, Northumberland UK
Date: 2008-06-21
Location: Alnwick garden, Northumberland UK
Date: 2011-07-02
In the plant sales area
Location: San Francisco Bay Area
Date: Summer 2014
This rose never fails
Location: Hammond, Louisiana
Date: 2020-03-27
Location: Coastal San Diego County 
Date: 2018-07-29
Location: Breezy Knees garden, York, UK
Date: 2020-09-10
Location: In my Northern California garden
Date: 2012-06-15
Location: Peggy Rockefeller Rose Garden
Date: August
credit: Kelvinsong

Date: 2013-08-08

Date: 2015-07-19

At Alnwick Garden
Uploaded by Calif_Sue
Uploaded by DianeSeeds
Location: Oxfordshire, England
Date: 2016-06-18

Date: 2014-05-29
Location: Alnwick garden, Northumberland UK
Date: 2009-06-24
Uploaded by Calif_Sue
Location: In my garden
Date: 2012-05-09
Location: In my Northern California garden
Date: 2011-05-02
Location: In my garden
Date: 2012-05-09

Date: 2013-08-08

Date: 2013-08-08

Survived Zone 5, Colorado
Location: in my garden
Date: 2017-05-07
Uploaded by Calif_Sue
Uploaded by Calif_Sue

Date: 2014-05-29

Date: 2012-05-15

Date: 2011-11-10

Date: 2011-11-10
Uploaded by Skiekitty
Location: Rose Garden Center, Tyler, Texas
Date: 2014-05-03
Uploaded by Skiekitty

Date: 2013-08-08

Date: 2013-08-08
Uploaded by Calif_Sue
Uploaded by Skiekitty
Location: Denver Metro CO
Date: 2013-07-25

Molineux on the left, Sharifa Asma on the right
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Comments:
  • Posted by KenNEGA (N.E. GA. (Cornelia) - Zone 7b) on Jan 16, 2019 9:28 PM concerning plant:
    One of David Austin's finest. Grafted or own root. Nice full bush that stays in bloom all season.
  • Posted by Skiekitty (Denver Metro - Zone 5a) on Jul 26, 2013 9:59 AM concerning plant:
    Bought this back in 2010 from Roses Unlimited as an own root. Dies back to the ground every winter even with heavy mulch protection (my zone 5). Never gets any bigger than 14" tall and about 12" wide. Not overly impressed with this rose.. never seems to get the deep yellow color, has practically no scent, shatters in a vase.
  • Posted by Calif_Sue (Sebastopol, CA - Zone 9a) on Feb 11, 2013 3:49 PM concerning plant:
    Noted by Antique Rose Emporium:
    'Molineux' is a cold hardy, David Austin introduction. This repeat blooming rose produces full yellow, fragrant flowers on a four foot shrub. A real showstopper in the garden as it is a frequent bloomer.
  • Posted by Newyorkrita (North Shore, Long Island, NY ) on Feb 8, 2014 5:45 PM concerning plant:
    One of my few David Austin roses. I am not a great fan of Austin roses, but Molineux is an exception. I really love it. Molineux stays about 4 feet high in my garden, the perfect height for its location. Lovely yellow blend flowers. I do have to spray Molineux with systemic fungicide to keep it disease free, but that is nothing unusual in my humid Long Island, NY garden.

    Oh, almost forgot to add that I have two if these, so you know that I really like them.
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