Rose (Rosa 'Wenlock') in the Roses Database

Alternative cultivar names:
'Wenlock'
'AUSwen'

Data specific to Roses (Edit)
Bloom size: Large: 4-5"
Bloom shape: Cupped
Petal count: very full: 40+ petals
Rose bloom color: Dark red
Extra Bloom Info: In clusters
Rebloom: Some
Class: Shrub
Extra Color Info: Deep fuchsia red
Growth Habit: Medium-tall, 3-5 feet, bushy
Fragrance: Moderate
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)
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 5b -26.1 °C (-15 °F) to -23.3 °C (-10 °F)
Plant Height: 3-5 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: Seeds: Will not come true from seed
Propagation: Other methods: Cuttings: Stem
Cuttings: Tip
Miscellaneous: With thorns/spines/prickles/teeth
Parentage: The Knight x Glastonbury

- Petal edges have suffered from wind and heat.

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Location: Nora's Garden - Castlegar, B.C.Date: 2010-08-29- Petal edges have suffered from wind and heat.
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Location: Nora's Garden - Castlegar, B.C.Date: 2010-08-29- Fragrance is strong, even as the rose begins to open.
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At Alnwick Garden
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Date: 2014-12-17Photo courtesy of: T.Kiya
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By tabby
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Location: Kamloops, BC, CanadaDate: 2010-07-18
By Gilli
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Discussion Threads about this plant
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