English Rose, Austin Rose
Rosa 'Kew Gardens'

Family: Rosaceae (ro-ZAY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Rosa (RO-zuh) (Info)
Cultivar: Kew Gardens
Additional cultivar information:(aka AUSfence)
Hybridized by Austin
Registered or introduced: 2009
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Class:

Hybrid Musk

Height:

4-6 ft. (1.2-1.8 m)

Spacing:

4-6 ft. (1.2-1.8 m)

Hardiness:

USDA Zone 3b: to -37.2 C (-35 F)

USDA Zone 4a: to -34.4 C (-30 F)

USDA Zone 4b: to -31.6 C (-25 F)

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:

White (w)

Bloom Shape:

Single

Flower Fragrance:

Slightly Fragrant

Bloom Time:

Blooms repeatedly

Habit:

Shrub

Patent Information:

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Other Details:

Stems are nearly thornless

Pruning Instructions:

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Soil pH requirements:

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Propagation Methods:

From softwood cuttings

By simple layering

Foliage Color:

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Where to Grow:

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Gardeners' Notes:

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Neutral

On Sep 30, 2010, melody from Benton, KY (Zone 7a) wrote:

Information only, I have not grown this rose.

Presented to Queen Elizabeth in May 2009 to commemorate the 250th anniversary of Kew Botanical Gardens. This hybrid musk rose is a very hardy thornless rose.