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PlantFiles: English Rose, Austin Rose
Rosa 'Windermere'

Family: Rosaceae (ro-ZAY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Rosa (RO-zuh) (Info)
Cultivar: Windermere
Additional cultivar information: (PP18713; aka AUShomer)
Hybridized by Austin; Year of Registration or Introduction: 2006

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2 members have or want this plant for trade.

English Rose (aka Austin Rose)

24-36 in. (60-90 cm)

24-36 in. (60-90 cm)

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)

Bloom Color:
White (w)
Apricot and apricot blend (ab)

Bloom Shape:

Flower Fragrance:
Very Fragrant

Bloom Time:
Late Spring/Early Summer
Mid Summer
Late Summer/Early Fall
Blooms repeatedly


Patent Information:

Other Details:
Resistant to mildew

Pruning Instructions:
Blooms on new wood; prune early to promote new growth

Soil pH requirements:
6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic)

Propagation Methods:
Unknown - Tell us

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1 positive
No neutrals
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

Positive May_Z On May 1, 2013, May_Z from Grass Valley, CA (Zone 9a) wrote:

Pretty rose is cream colored. Bush tends to be a bit weak and leggy. This rose is the weakest of my Austins. Blooms off and on all summer with frequent breaks between flushes. For it's faults still a beautiful rose.


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

Grass Valley, California
San Anselmo, California
Pekin, Indiana
Medina, Ohio

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