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PlantFiles: English Rose, Austin Rose
Rosa 'Prospero'

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Family: Rosaceae (ro-ZAY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Rosa (RO-zuh) (Info)
Cultivar: Prospero
Additional cultivar information: (aka AUSpero)
Registered or introduced: 1982

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Class:
English Rose (aka Austin Rose)
Shrub

Height:
36-48 in. (90-120 cm)

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)
USDA Zone 10a: to -1.1 C (30 F)

Bloom Color:
Dark red (dr)

Bloom Shape:
Double

Flower Fragrance:
Very Fragrant

Bloom Time:
Late Spring/Early Summer
Blooms repeatedly

Habit:
Shrub

Patent Information:
Patented

Other Details:
Unknown - Tell us

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

Soil pH requirements:
Unknown - Tell us

Propagation Methods:
From softwood cuttings
From semi-hardwood cuttings
From hardwood cuttings
From hardwood heel cuttings
By grafting
By budding

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Profile:

1 positive
No neutrals
1 negative

Gardeners' Notes:

RatingAuthorContent
Positive nilesgirl On Sep 8, 2007, nilesgirl from Fremont, CA wrote:

I love the small plant size but prolific, gorgeous flowers of this rose in my San Francisco East Bay garden. I love cutting the blooms and bringing them inside.

Negative chicochi3 On Jul 18, 2005, chicochi3 from Fayetteville, AR (Zone 6b) wrote:

This has been a very poor performer for me in Arkansas. Today I dug it up and trashed it. This will probably be my last ever Austin rose.

Regional...

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

Fremont, California
San Jose, California
Painesville, Ohio



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