Rose (Rosa 'Sophy's Rose') in the Roses Database

Alternative cultivar names:
'Sophy's Rose'
'AUSlot'

Data specific to Roses (Edit)
Bloom size: Large: 4-5"
Bloom shape: Cupped
Petal count: full: 26-40 petals
Rose bloom color: Deep pink
Rebloom: Good
Class: Shrub
Extra Color Info: Deep pink, with red highlights
Growth Habit: Medium-tall, 3-5 feet, bushy
Fragrance: Strong
Hybridizer & year: David Austin, 1997
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)
Plant Height: 3-5 feet
Plant Spread: 3-4 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

brilliant color

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Location: Coastal San Diego County
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Location: Toronto, OntarioDate: 2014-06-22
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Location: Coastal San Diego County Date: 2018-04-24
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Location: In my Northern California gardenDate: 2010-04-20
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Location: In my Northern California gardenDate: 2011-04-25
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Comments:
Posted by critterologist (Frederick, MD - Zone 6b) on May 24, 2019 7:42 PM

The bright color of this rose shows off from across the yard, and the fragrance reaches nearly as far! I'd describe the scent as pretty much "attar of roses," very similar in strength and sweetness to the 'Sharifa Asma' rose next to it.

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Discussion Threads about this plant
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May 2019 -- Photos and Chat by zuzu Jun 7, 2019 8:21 PM 468
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✺✺ May 2017 Bloom and Chat ✺✺ by Calif_Sue Jun 1, 2017 5:40 AM 412
Tree rose help by carlysuko Apr 17, 2017 10:40 AM 6
Blackspot resistant rose by Halcyon Mar 25, 2018 8:07 AM 47
November 2016 -- Photos and Chat by zuzu Dec 1, 2016 9:04 AM 148
June 2016 -- Photos and Chat by zuzu Jul 19, 2016 9:30 PM 266
March 2016, Photos and Chat by zuzu Apr 2, 2016 8:42 AM 251
Black spot by rmbryant38 Apr 11, 2015 2:33 PM 38
April 2015 -- photos and chat by zuzu May 4, 2015 4:05 PM 117
An idea for people who have problems with voles, mice, or drought by CindiKS Aug 14, 2014 6:50 AM 17
Rejuvenation pruning by zuzu Oct 11, 2014 10:39 PM 34
New blooms, first week of May 2012 by zuzu May 12, 2012 10:41 AM 29
Good rebloomers by MaryinLa May 9, 2012 5:28 PM 20

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