Rose (Rosa 'St. Swithun') in the Roses Database

Alternative cultivar names:
'St. Swithun'
'Saint Swithun'
'AUSwith'

Data specific to Roses (Edit)
Bloom size: Large: 4-5"
Petal count: very full: 40+ petals
Rose bloom color: Light pink
Extra Bloom Info: In clusters
Rebloom: Some
Class: Shrub
Growth Habit: Medium-tall, 3-5 feet, bushy
Fragrance: Strong
Hybridizer & year: David Austin, 1993
Optimal growing zones: USDA zone 5b 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: 3-5 feet
Plant Spread: 3-4 feet
Leaves: Deciduous
Flowers: Showy
Fragrant
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

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Discussion Threads about this plant
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Hardy David Austin Roses by frankrichards16 Dec 31, 2018 8:46 AM 39
What have you ordered so far for next season? by zuzu Mar 18, 2019 1:21 PM 222
My Roses in Burning Heat: by kbw664 Oct 22, 2016 5:12 PM 30
Please help us 'grow' the Rose Database with your images! by Calif_Sue Jun 13, 2016 9:04 PM 129
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