English Rose, Austin Rose 'Queen of Sweden'

Rosa

Family: Rosaceae (ro-ZAY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Rosa (RO-zuh) (Info)
Cultivar: Queen of Sweden
Additional cultivar information:(PP17150; aka AUStiger)
Hybridized by Austin
Registered or introduced: 2005
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Class:

English Rose (aka Austin Rose)

Shrub

Height:

4-6 ft. (1.2-1.8 m)

Spacing:

36-48 in. (90-120 cm)

Hardiness:

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:

Light pink (lp)

Bloom Shape:

Double

Flower Fragrance:

No fragrance

Slightly Fragrant

Bloom Time:

Blooms repeatedly

Habit:

Shrub

Patent Information:

Patented

Other Details:

Resistant to black spot

Resistant to mildew

Resistant 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

Foliage Color:

Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Characteristics:

Unknown - Tell us

Water Requirements:

Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater

Where to Grow:

Grow outdoors year-round in hardiness zone

Regional

This plant is said to grow outdoors in the following regions:

Chicago, Illinois

Houston, Texas

Gardeners' Notes:

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positive
1
neutral
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negatives
RatingContent
Positive

On May 4, 2015, JacquelynKimber from Houston, TX (Zone 9a) wrote:

Great fragrance, nearly thornless, and makes a nice cut flower. If you live in Zone 8 or greater, grow in partial sun areas.

Neutral

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

According to David Austin's 2009 Handbook of Roses, they named this rose to commemorate the 350th anniversary of the treaty of friendship and commerce between Great Britain and Sweden.

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