'The Shepherdess' rose Description
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Apricot or apricot blend Shrub.Registration name: AUStwistExhibition name:
Shrub. (Series: English Rose Collection)
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.
Height: 3' (90cm). Width: 2' (60cm).
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.
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Named for the character in Arcadia by Sir Philip Sidney.