Rose (Rosa 'Othello') in the Roses Database

Alternative cultivar names:
'Othello'
'AUSlo'
'Macbeth'

Data specific to Roses (Edit)
Bloom size: Large: 4-5"
Bloom shape: Cupped
Petal count: very full: 40+ petals
Rose bloom color: Deep pink
Rebloom: Good
Class: Shrub
Extra Color Info: Deep pink, verging on red
Growth Habit: Tall, 4-8 feet, bushy
Fragrance: Strong
Hybridizer & year: David Austin, 1986
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: 4-8 feet
Plant Spread: 4-5 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: Lilian Austin x The Squire

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Discussion Threads about this plant
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Climbing Rose Question - by sinohe Jan 14, 2020 12:11 AM 21
August 2019 -- Photos and Chat by zuzu Aug 31, 2019 10:08 PM 261
Most fragrant rose by reh0622 Dec 26, 2019 6:46 PM 159
Just harvested my first rose seeds--and a question? by Mustbnuts Jul 7, 2019 12:45 AM 42
What have you ordered so far for next season? by zuzu Mar 18, 2019 1:21 PM 222
New rose border suggestions by LolaTasmania Aug 17, 2018 9:48 PM 65
Pruning David Austin/ English roses by lisaely Mar 23, 2016 8:51 AM 15
David Austin shrub roses by Daniel Jan 5, 2015 4:15 PM 9
May already? Here's to a wonderful spring! by Skiekitty Jun 1, 2014 3:25 PM 142
Which are some of your favorite fragrant roses? by Paul2032 Feb 11, 2014 8:35 PM 32
September 2013 photos and chat by zuzu Sep 27, 2013 11:33 AM 78
June Parade of Roses in Colorado (finally!!) by Skiekitty Jul 10, 2013 11:15 PM 20
Who's eating the roses? by wildflowers Aug 25, 2013 2:11 PM 19
And May brings us FLOWERS! & chatting .. and stuff.... by Skiekitty Jun 2, 2013 10:45 PM 183
My Hardy David Austin Roses by Cottage_Rose Jan 25, 2013 10:27 AM 16
Favorite Fragrant 'Blue' Roses by Steve812 Apr 25, 2014 11:06 PM 27
2013 Roses from David Austin by CindiKS Oct 4, 2012 1:43 PM 3
August Blooms by Skiekitty Aug 30, 2012 10:07 AM 38
June Blooms by Skiekitty Jun 29, 2012 9:39 AM 31
Rose Parade from Arvada, Co. by tabby Jun 7, 2012 1:59 PM 33

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