English Rose, Austin Rose
Rosa 'Wildeve'

Family: Rosaceae (ro-ZAY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Rosa (RO-zuh) (Info)
Cultivar: Wildeve
Additional cultivar information:(PP16403; aka AUSbonny)
Hybridized by Austin
Registered or introduced: 2004
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Class:

English Rose (aka Austin Rose)

Shrub

Height:

24-36 in. (60-90 cm)

36-48 in. (90-120 cm)

Spacing:

24-36 in. (60-90 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)

USDA Zone 10b: to 1.7 C (35 F)

Bloom Color:

Pink blend (pb)

Bloom Shape:

Double

Quartered

Flower Fragrance:

Very Fragrant

Bloom Time:

Late Spring/Early Summer

Blooms repeatedly

Habit:

Shrub

Patent Information:

Patented

Other Details:

Resistant to black spot

Resistant to mildew

Susceptible to rust

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

Regional

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

Litchfield, Maine

Norton, Massachusetts

Swansea, Massachusetts

Wayland, Massachusetts

Delaware Water Gap, Pennsylvania

Anacortes, Washington

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Gardeners' Notes:

1
positive
1
neutral
0
negatives
RatingContent
Positive

On Oct 31, 2014, karemo from Melbourne
Australia wrote:

I'm growing my second Wildeve (moved house and got another one) and while its looks are nothing to write home about (it's a floppy short climber and the flowers relatively small), the fragrance is magnificent. And that's the reason I bought it in the first place.

Does very well in dappled shade, unlike a lot of roses, and flowers prolifically.

Location: Melbourne, AU
Zone: 9b

Neutral

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

According to David Austin's 2009 Handbook of Roses, this rose was named for a character in Thomas Hardy's novel 'The Return of the Native'.