Rose (Rosa 'The Nun') in the Roses Database

Alternative cultivar names:
'The Nun'
'AUSnun'
'Candida'

Data specific to Roses (Edit)
Bloom size: Large: 4-5"
Bloom shape: Cupped
Petal count: semi-double: 8-15 petals
Rose bloom color: White and white blend
Extra Bloom Info: Semi-double to double, in clusters
Rebloom: Some
Class: Shrub
Growth Habit: Medium-tall, 4-5 feet, bushy
Fragrance: Moderate
Hybridizer & year: David Austin, 1987
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: 4-5 feet
Plant Spread: 3-4 feet
Leaves: Deciduous
Flowers: Showy
Fragrant
Flower Color: White
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

Discussion Threads about this plant
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Elusive roses by zuzu Jan 17, 2020 2:17 AM 55
How to Count Roses, Another Great Article, and Happy Thanksgiving, Everyone! by Mustbnuts Dec 13, 2019 11:45 AM 10
November 2019 -- Photos and Chat by zuzu Dec 13, 2019 1:00 AM 164
I finally gave in... by Rose_Insanity Jun 15, 2019 1:38 AM 39
June 2019 -- Photos and Chat by zuzu Jul 27, 2019 9:37 AM 355
What's wrong with my rose? by Luckynjun1 May 31, 2019 12:16 PM 32
Is this a carpet rose bloom?? by PineapplePeg May 10, 2019 9:31 AM 11
December 2018 -- Photos and Chat by zuzu Jan 2, 2019 8:44 PM 142
Rose identification by Vyrt Jul 18, 2018 6:38 PM 10
Be careful out there! by Mustbnuts Jul 8, 2018 3:54 PM 13
Roses wilting as they bloom by Mystang89 Jun 10, 2018 6:34 AM 6
April 2018 -- Photos and Chat by zuzu May 1, 2018 6:30 AM 98
Mild winter not always good for normally tough bush roses by RpR Nov 18, 2019 7:13 PM 93
A Virtual Visit to the Tampa Rose Society Show by mellielong May 12, 2015 6:37 PM 12
New rose virus...intentionally released! by Swayback Aug 27, 2013 12:16 PM 5
Anyone excited about the 2014 ordering season? by Skiekitty Oct 2, 2013 1:46 PM 17
And May brings us FLOWERS! & chatting .. and stuff.... by Skiekitty Jun 2, 2013 10:45 PM 183
April Showers & chat & stuff... by Skiekitty May 1, 2013 10:08 PM 227
March Photos & Chat - Let Spring Blow In! by Skiekitty Apr 11, 2013 9:49 AM 118
Trouble with sick leaves by valleylynn Jul 25, 2011 8:53 AM 32

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