The Shepherdess

(Austwist) English Shrub Rose Bred By David Austin
Colour: Pale apricot
Flowering: Repeat Flowering
Fragrance: Medium, Fruity
Size: Medium Shrub 125cm 110cm
Bloom Size: Medium

Bears medium-sized, deeply cupped flowers, with a few stamens. They are pale apricot – sometimes with a pinkish hue. The scent is fruity with hints of lemon. It forms an upright, bushy shrub. Read more

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bare root rose

WHAT IS A BARE ROOT ROSE? Seasonal bare root roses are delivered in plastic free packaging without soil or foliage. Best planted from November to April they will bloom come summer. A sustainable way of planting; they are cost effective and great for mass planting.
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 bare root rose

bare root rose

WHAT IS A BARE ROOT ROSE? Seasonal bare root roses are delivered in plastic free packaging without soil or foliage. Best planted from November to April they will bloom come summer. A sustainable way of planting; they are cost effective and great for mass planting.
€22,95

Save 10% when you buy three of the same rose

Description

Bears medium-sized, deeply cupped flowers, with a few stamens. They are pale apricot – sometimes with a pinkish hue. The scent is fruity with hints of lemon. It forms an upright, bushy shrub. The name is taken from Sir Philip Sidney’s The Arcadia (1593).

Characteristics

Colour: Pale apricot BLOOM COLOUR Colour may vary depending on growing conditions. Colour fade is a characteristic of some varieties.
Flowering: Repeat Flowering REPEAT or ONCE FLOWERING? REPEAT FLOWERING roses flower in flushes from late spring through to early winter. ONCE FLOWERING roses only produce a single flush of blooms lasting 3 to 4 weeks in mid summer
Fragrance: Medium, Fruity
Bloom Size: Medium BLOOM SIZE GUIDE Bloom size varies over the life cycle of each bloom. Measurements refer to the average diameter of a bloom at its prime. LARGE BLOOM: 3.5-5" MEDIUM BLOOM: 2-3.5" SMALL BLOOM 1-2"
Family: English Shrub Rose
Size: Medium Shrub SIZE GUIDE All measurements are approximate 'height x width' and refer to a 3 year old established rose, pruned once annually, measured during the first flush of flowers in June. 125cm 110cm
Breeder: David Austin
Year of Introduction: 2005

Growing Conditions

North, East, South, West Facing
All soil types
Full Sunlight
Partial Sunlight

Origin of Name

Named after the shepherdess in Sir Philip Sidney’s The Arcadia, published in 1593.