Rose (Rosa 'Desdemona') in the Roses Database

Alternative cultivar names:
'Desdemona'
'AUSkindling'

Data specific to Roses (Edit)
Bloom size: Large: 4-5"
Bloom shape: Cupped
Petal count: full: 26-40 petals
Rose bloom color: White and white blend
Rebloom: Good
Class: Shrub
Extra Color Info: White, with buff and peachy-pink center
Growth Habit: Medium, 3-4 feet, bushy
Fragrance: Strong
Hybridizer & year: David C. H. Austin, before 2015
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: 3 feet
Leaves: Deciduous
Flowers: Showy
Fragrant
Flower Color: White
Flower Time: Spring
Summer
Fall
Uses: Cut Flower
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Propagation: Other methods: Cuttings: Stem
Cuttings: Tip
Miscellaneous: With thorns/spines/prickles/teeth
Parentage: Unknown

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Discussion Threads about this plant
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Rose ID help by LolaTasmania Jan 9, 2019 2:38 AM 22
David Austin Roses by caroses Oct 16, 2018 6:28 PM 19
Growing roses in pots by RosesnTx Aug 29, 2018 6:11 PM 49
🌹SEPTEMBER 2017 Bloom and Chat 🌹 by IrisLilli Oct 2, 2017 8:45 AM 153
March 2017 -- Photos and Chat by sunnyvalley Apr 2, 2017 12:17 PM 268
desdemona new austin. and my list of replacements because of moving again by dana Dec 30, 2016 4:03 PM 4

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