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Rosa Charlotte (English Rose)

Rose Charlotte, Rosa 'Auspoly', Shrub Roses, David Austin Roses

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One of the most beautiful yellow English Roses and also one of the hardiest, award-winner David Austin Rosa Charlotte features ravishingly beautiful, fully double blossoms, up to 5 in. wide (12 cm), rich with a very pleasant, medium-strong tea rose fragrance. Each bloom is packed with many petals (100 petals) and opens gradually from rounded buds to exquisite, cup-shaped blooms, in a lovely shade of soft butter yellow. Charlotte has an excellent green foliage and makes a most attractive rose shrub, making it ideal for the front of a border or mixed beds.

  • Won the prestigious Award of Garden Merit of the Royal Horticultural Society.
  • Very free flowering and easy to grow, this rose blooms in flushes from late spring until frost and is an excellent repeat bloomer.
  • Vigorously growing in an upright compact bushy shrub, 3 – 6 ft tall and 3 – 5 ft across (90 – 150 cm), it can be trained as a climbing rose. Effective as a hedge (these rose bushes look stunning when planted in a row!) or as an accent plant, it is also suited to containers. Excellent cut flowers!
  • Best grown in full sun, in rich, fertile with adequate moisture, well-drained soils.
  • The foliage of this English Rose is excellent, mid-green in color, and disease resistant (sometimes mildew and black-spot are a problem).
  • Introduced in 1992, this rose has been named after one of David Austin’s granddaughters.
  • David Austin’s English Roses combine the flower forms and perfume of Old Roses with the color range and repeat-flowering habits of modern roses. As a Rose breeder, David Austin’s achievement is in marrying the romantic “English Rose” look with reliable garden performance, vigorous growth, full bushes, disease resistance, and prolific season-long bloom. Over 200 English Roses have been released since 1961, many of them receiving the highest rewards.

 

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Most people think of roses as finicky creatures, and many are. English Garden Roses, on the other hand, have the lush flowers and pleasing fragrance people love about roses, amply supplied on vigorous, lush, disease-resistant bushes that flower all season long.

Requirements

Hardiness 4 - 10
Heat Zones 1 - 9
Climate Zones 1, 1A, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24
Plant Type Climbers, Roses, Shrubs
Plant Family Rosaceae
Genus Rosa - Climbing Rose, Rosa - Shrub Rose, Rosa - English Rose, Rosa
Common names Rose
Exposure Full Sun, Partial Sun
Season of Interest Spring (Late)
Summer (Early, Mid, Late)
Fall
Height 4' - 6'
(120cm - 180cm)
Spread 3' - 5'
(90cm - 150cm)
Spacing 36" - 60"
(90cm - 150cm)
Maintenance Average
Water Needs Average
Soil Type Chalk, Clay, Loam, Sand
Soil pH Acid, Alkaline, Neutral
Soil Drainage Moist but Well-Drained, Well-Drained
Characteristics Cut Flowers, Fragrant, Plant of Merit, Showy
Attracts Butterflies
Garden Uses Arbors, Pergolas, Trellises, Beds And Borders, Hedges And Screens, Patio And Containers, Wall-Side Borders
Garden Styles City and Courtyard, Informal and Cottage
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While every effort has been made to describe these plants accurately, please keep in mind that height, bloom time, and color may differ in various climates. The description of these plants has been written based on numerous outside resources.
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Requirements

Hardiness 4 - 10
Heat Zones 1 - 9
Climate Zones 1, 1A, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24
Plant Type Climbers, Roses, Shrubs
Plant Family Rosaceae
Genus Rosa - Climbing Rose, Rosa - Shrub Rose, Rosa - English Rose, Rosa
Common names Rose
Exposure Full Sun, Partial Sun
Season of Interest Spring (Late)
Summer (Early, Mid, Late)
Fall
Height 4' - 6'
(120cm - 180cm)
Spread 3' - 5'
(90cm - 150cm)
Spacing 36" - 60"
(90cm - 150cm)
Maintenance Average
Water Needs Average
Soil Type Chalk, Clay, Loam, Sand
Soil pH Acid, Alkaline, Neutral
Soil Drainage Moist but Well-Drained, Well-Drained
Characteristics Cut Flowers, Fragrant, Plant of Merit, Showy
Attracts Butterflies
Garden Uses Arbors, Pergolas, Trellises, Beds And Borders, Hedges And Screens, Patio And Containers, Wall-Side Borders
Garden Styles City and Courtyard, Informal and Cottage
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