'Alnwick Castle' rose Description
Photo courtesy of Brigitta's garden in Pécel
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Pink blend Shrub.Registration name: AUSgrabExhibition name:
Shrub. English Rose Collection.
Pink blend. Moderate, old rose, opinions vary fragrance. 41 petals. Average diameter 2.75". Medium, very full (41+ petals), in small clusters, cupped bloom form. Blooms in flushes throughout the season.
Bushy. Medium, semi-glossy, medium green foliage.
Height of 47" (120 cm).
USDA zone 6b through 9b (default). Can be used for garden or shrub. 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.
Named after Alnwick Castle, where the Duke and Duchess of Northumberland are constructing a new garden which will include many English Roses.