English Rose, Austin Rose
Rosa 'Carding Mill'

Family: Rosaceae (ro-ZAY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Rosa (RO-zuh) (Info)
Cultivar: Carding Mill
Additional cultivar information:(aka Carding Mill, AUSwest)
Hybridized by Austin
Registered or introduced: 2004
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Class:

English Rose (aka Austin Rose)

Height:

4-6 ft. (1.2-1.8 m)

Spacing:

36-48 in. (90-120 cm)

Hardiness:

USDA Zone 5a: to -28.8 C (-20 F)

USDA Zone 5b: to -26.1 C (-15 F)

USDA Zone 6a: to -23.3 C (-10 F)

USDA Zone 6b: to -20.5 C (-5 F)

USDA Zone 7a: to -17.7 C (0 F)

USDA Zone 7b: to -14.9 C (5 F)

USDA Zone 8a: to -12.2 C (10 F)

USDA Zone 8b: to -9.4 C (15 F)

USDA Zone 9a: to -6.6 C (20 F)

USDA Zone 9b: to -3.8 C (25 F)

Bloom Color:

Yellow blend (yb)

Apricot and apricot blend (ab)

Light pink (lp)

Bloom Shape:

Double

Cupped

Flower Fragrance:

Very Fragrant

Bloom Time:

Mid Spring

Late Spring/Early Summer

Mid Summer

Late Summer/Early Fall

Blooms repeatedly

Habit:

Shrub

Patent Information:

Non-patented

Other Details:

Unknown - Tell us

Pruning Instructions:

Blooms on new wood; prune early to promote new growth

Soil pH requirements:

5.6 to 6.0 (acidic)

6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic)

Propagation Methods:

From softwood cuttings

From semi-hardwood cuttings

From hardwood cuttings

By grafting

By budding

Foliage Color:

Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Characteristics:

Unknown - Tell us

Water Requirements:

Unknown - Tell us

Where to Grow:

Unknown - Tell us

Regional

This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:

Auburn, California

Calistoga, California

Washington, Illinois

Vassar, Michigan

Gardeners' Notes:

1
positive
1
neutral
0
negatives
RatingContent
Positive

On Jun 9, 2009, winterkill from Walworth, NY (Zone 5b) wrote:

Like many David Austin roses, Carding Mill opens one color which changes to another as the flower ages. It begins a beautiful peachy orange color, and mine is now, several days later, a pale apricot pink. The fragrance is wonderful too, a strong, fruity rose.

Neutral

On Nov 14, 2008, Joan from Belfield, ND (Zone 4a) wrote:

According to David Austin's 2009 Handbook of Roses, they named this rose for the Carding Mill valley in the Long Mynd in the U.K.