Rose (Rosa 'Perdita') in the Roses Database

Alternative cultivar names:
'Perdita'
'AUSperd'

Data specific to Roses (Edit)
Bloom size: Medium: 2-3"
Bloom shape: Cupped
Petal count: very full: 40+ petals
Rose bloom color: White and white blend
Extra Bloom Info: In clusters
Rebloom: Good
Class: Shrub
Extra Color Info: Cream, with apricot center
Growth Habit: Medium, 3-4 feet, bushy
Fragrance: Moderate
Hybridizer & year: David Austin, 1983
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: 3-4 feet
Plant Spread: 2-3 feet
Leaves: Deciduous
Flowers: Showy
Fragrant
Flower Color: White
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: The Friar x (seedling x Iceberg)

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Discussion Threads about this plant
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July 2018 -- photos and chat by zuzu Aug 5, 2018 5:11 PM 170
✺✺ May 2017 Bloom and Chat ✺✺ by Calif_Sue Jun 1, 2017 5:40 AM 412
April 2015 -- photos and chat by zuzu May 4, 2015 4:05 PM 117
Best Sources for David Austin Roses by Steve812 May 26, 2017 9:45 AM 10
More May blooms by zuzu May 29, 2012 12:15 PM 34
A mislabeled rose from Rogue Valley by zuzu Apr 27, 2010 8:48 PM 23
Roses have been fairly quiet in the heat, but... by emoryterri Jun 21, 2010 8:50 AM 7
rose parade from this past weekend by emoryterri May 24, 2010 7:26 AM 38
More May blooms by zuzu Jun 18, 2010 2:02 AM 152
Austin Roses by BlissfulGarden Aug 10, 2010 12:03 AM 154

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