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'The Wife of Bath' rose Description
'The Wife of Bath' rose photo
Photo courtesy of Henrique Rodrigues Vivián
Availability:
Commercially available
Synonyms:
HMF Ratings:
51 favorite votes.  
Average rating: GOOD+.  
ARS:
Pink blend, medium pink Shrub.
Registration name: The Wife of Bath
Exhibition name: Wife of Bath ®
Origin:
Bred by David C. H. Austin (United Kingdom, 1969).
Class:
Shrub.  English Rose Collection.  
Bloom:
Rose-pink, blush reverse, blush outer petals. [Pink.]  Mild to strong, strong, myrrh fragrance.  up to 55 petals.  Average diameter 4".  Small to medium, very full (41+ petals), cluster-flowered, in small clusters, cupped, old-fashioned bloom form.  Blooms in flushes throughout the season.  Medium buds.  
Habit:
Bushy.  Small, medium green foliage.  
Height of 32" to 4' (80 to 120 cm).  Width of up to 3' (up to 90 cm).
Growing:
USDA zone 6b through 10b.  Can be used for beds and borders, container rose, cut flower or garden.  
Notes:
 
 
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