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Rosa 'Sweet Juliet' (English Rose)

Rose 'Sweet Juliet', Rosa 'Ausleap', Shrub Roses, David Austin Roses


Reliable, disease resistant and delightfully fragrant, English Rose 'Sweet Juliet' (Ausleap) is a beautiful shrub rose from David Austin, one of the most popular of the English roses in the UK. Extremely vigorous, this rose shrub sends up bountiful upright branches from the base, bearing a lush green foliage and abundant medium-sized, double, shallow-cupped flowers in heavenly shades of glowing apricot. Their strong, heady fragrance varies with age, from tea rose through to a delicious peachy-citrus scent. Sweet Juliet is an excellent rose shrub of exceptional health and vigor that rarely succumbs to diseases.

  • Blooming in flushes from late spring to fall, this rose is an excellent repeat bloomer
  • Grows up to 3.5 feet tall (105 cm) and 3 feet across (90 cm).
  • Featuring a lovely upright, dense habit, this ravishing rose bush is also a superb addition to the mixed border or among flowering shrubs where it will meld beautifully. Perfect for hedges or screens too! Plant it where you will be able to enjoy its perfume daily: near a doorway, along a path, near your patio or deck. Excellent cut flowers.
  • Best grown in full sun in rich, fertile with adequate moisture, well-drained soils.
  • This rose was named after Juliet in Shakespeare's Romeo And Juliet.
  • 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 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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Requirements

Hardiness 5 – 10
Heat Zones 3 – 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 Roses, Shrubs
Plant Family Rosa - English Roses, Rosa - Shrub Roses, Rosa - Roses
Exposure Full Sun
Season of Interest Spring (Late)
Summer (Early,Mid,Late)
Fall
Height 3' – 4' (90cm – 120cm)
Spread 2' – 3' (60cm – 90cm)
Spacing 36" (90cm)
Water Needs Average
Maintenance Average
Soil Type Chalk, Clay, Loam, Sand
Soil pH Acid, Alkaline, Neutral
Soil Drainage Moist but Well-Drained, Well-Drained
Characteristics Cut Flowers, Fragrant, Showy
Attracts Butterflies
Garden Uses Beds and Borders, Hedges and Screens
Garden Styles City and Courtyard, Informal and Cottage

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* Pictures are courtesy of David Austin

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.


Requirements

Hardiness 5 – 10
Heat Zones 3 – 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 Roses, Shrubs
Plant Family Rosa - English Roses, Rosa - Shrub Roses, Rosa - Roses
Exposure Full Sun
Season of Interest Spring (Late)
Summer (Early,Mid,Late)
Fall
Height 3' – 4' (90cm – 120cm)
Spread 2' – 3' (60cm – 90cm)
Spacing 36" (90cm)
Water Needs Average
Maintenance Average
Soil Type Chalk, Clay, Loam, Sand
Soil pH Acid, Alkaline, Neutral
Soil Drainage Moist but Well-Drained, Well-Drained
Characteristics Cut Flowers, Fragrant, Showy
Attracts Butterflies
Garden Uses Beds and Borders, Hedges and Screens
Garden Styles City and Courtyard, Informal and Cottage

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