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Rosa 'Sweet Juliet'

Family: Rosaceae (ro-ZAY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Rosa (RO-zuh) (Info)
Cultivar: Sweet Juliet
Additional cultivar information: (aka AUSleap)
Hybridized by Austin; Year of Registration or Introduction: 1989

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English Rose (aka Austin Rose)

36-48 in. (90-120 cm)
4-6 ft. (1.2-1.8 m)

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)
USDA Zone 9b: to -3.8 C (25 F)
USDA Zone 10a: to -1.1 C (30 F)

Bloom Color:
Apricot and apricot blend (ab)

Bloom Shape:

Flower Fragrance:
Very Fragrant

Bloom Time:
Blooms repeatedly


Patent Information:

Other Details:
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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

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1 positive
1 neutral
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

Neutral cgmk On Mar 11, 2013, cgmk from Newburyport, MA wrote:

this is a question, not a comment:
Does anyone grow this rose successfully in a partly shady enviroment? Thanks,

Positive lincolnitess On Aug 19, 2004, lincolnitess from Lincoln, NE (Zone 5b) wrote:

Sweet Juliet blooms most of the summer for me. Wonderful citrus-lemony fragrance. Color varies a lot with the temperature. Very peach when it is cooler. More yellow or pink if it is hot. Always beautiful.


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

Lincoln, Nebraska
Portland, Oregon

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