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'AUStwist' rose Description
'The Shepherdess' rose photo
Photo courtesy of Kelley Macdonald
Availability:
Commercially available
Synonyms:
HMF Ratings:
42 favorite votes.  
Average rating: EXCELLENT-.  
ARS:
Apricot or apricot blend Shrub.
Registration name: AUStwist
Exhibition name: The Shepherdess
Origin:
Bred by David C. H. Austin (1926-2018) (United Kingdom, 2007).
Introduced in United States by David Austin Roses Limited (USA) in 2007 as 'The Shepherdess'.
Class:
Shrub.  English Rose Collection.  
Bloom:
Apricot or apricot blend.  Fruity fragrance.  Average diameter 2.75".  Large, very full (41+ petals), cluster-flowered, in small clusters, globular bloom form.  Blooms in flushes throughout the season.  
Habit:
Short, upright.  
Height of 3' (90 cm).  Width of 2' (60 cm).
Growing:
USDA zone 5b through 9b.  Can be used for beds and borders, container rose, cut flower or garden.  Remove spent blooms to encourage re-bloom.  Spring Pruning: Remove old canes and dead or diseased wood and cut back canes that cross. In warmer climates, cut back the remaining canes by about one-third. In colder areas, you'll probably find you'll have to prune a little more than that.  
Parentage:
Notes:
Named for the character in Arcadia by Sir Philip Sidney.
 
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