PlantsRoses→Rose (Rosa 'The Squire')

Alternative cultivar names:
'The Squire'
'AUSquire'

Data specific to Roses (Edit)
Bloom size: Medium: 2-3"
Bloom shape: Globular
Petal count: full: 26-40 petals
Rose bloom color: Dark red
Extra Bloom Info: Medium to large, in clusters
Rebloom: Some
Class: Shrub
Growth Habit: Medium, 3-4 feet, bushy
Fragrance: Strong
Hybridizer & year: David Austin, 1977
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: Red
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
Parentage: The Knight x Chateau de Clos Vougeot
Child plants: 4 child plants

The Squire

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Plant Events from our members
ShawnSteve On June 20, 2019 Potted up
ShawnSteve On June 12, 2019 Obtained plant
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Discussion Threads about this plant
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Which of these Austins should I make cuttings of because they're hard-to-find? by SusaninSB Feb 19, 2021 11:44 AM 9
Trying to find Dark red or "Black" Roses by Xirka Dec 12, 2020 8:58 PM 9
June 2020 -- Photos and Chat by zuzu Jun 30, 2020 1:12 PM 143
Rose Rosette Virus? by SoulReaver009 Mar 10, 2020 3:52 PM 4
The Colour Red. by LolaTasmania Aug 8, 2019 7:25 AM 21
July 2019 -- Photos and Chat by zuzu Aug 2, 2019 12:08 AM 307
End of June Roses by AnnKNCalif Jul 5, 2019 10:54 PM 17
My new garden in San Francisco by oliversf Jun 13, 2019 10:43 AM 28
Roses Unlimited Summer Sale by zuzu Jun 15, 2019 7:42 PM 60
June 2019 -- Photos and Chat by zuzu Jul 27, 2019 9:37 AM 355
Rose Photo Award by AnnKNCalif May 6, 2019 11:49 PM 13
July 2018 -- photos and chat by zuzu Aug 5, 2018 5:11 PM 170
New rose border suggestions by LolaTasmania Aug 17, 2018 9:48 PM 65
A Virtual Visit to the Tampa Rose Society Show by mellielong May 12, 2015 6:37 PM 12
December 2012 - Almost over for 2012! by Skiekitty Dec 31, 2012 8:43 PM 48
Photos and Chat, August 2011 by Calif_Sue Sep 1, 2011 12:12 PM 182
San Jose Heritage Rose Garden 10-22-2010 by Calif_Sue Oct 27, 2010 10:23 PM 25
May and June Blooms by Mike Jun 14, 2010 2:47 PM 66
Mike's Roses by Mike May 6, 2010 8:09 PM 121

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