St. Swithun - David Austin Rose PINK
St. Swithun - David Austin Rose PINK
St. Swithun - David Austin Rose PINK
St. Swithun - David Austin Rose PINK
St. Swithun - David Austin Rose PINK

St. Swithun - David Austin Rose

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SWITHUN 

    English Rose - bred by David Austin

    Shrub Rose

    Very large, many petalled, saucer-like flowers of pure soft pink. There is strong, pure myrrh fragrance. Particularly tough, reliable and healthy.

    • Good for disease resistance
    • Repeat Flowering
    • Highly Fragrant
    • Highly Recommended by David Austin Roses
    • Bred by David Austin
    • Suitable for zones 4 to 10

    DETAILED DESCRIPTION

    A beautiful rose with very large, saucer-like flowers filled with over a hundred small, frilly petals; the petals in each bloom are arranged around a central button eye. The blooms are a lovely shade of pure soft pink at the centre, gradually fading to palest pink at the edges. It flowers freely and repeats very quickly. There is a strong pure myrrh fragrance, typical of the English Roses.

    ORIGINS

    Named after St. Swithun, Bishop of Winchester, to commemorate the 900th anniversary of the consecration of Winchester Cathedral.

    ROSE CHARACTERISTICS

     

    Rose Type English Rose - bred by David Austin
    Growth Type Shrub Rose
    Sub Type English Old Rose Hybrid
    Color Soft pink
    Fragrance Strength Strong Fragrance
    Flowering Repeat Flowering
    Disease Resistance Good
    Height 5ft
    Width 4ft
    Breeder David Austin
    Year of Introduction 1993
    Appellation Auswith
    Suitable for zones Zones 4-10
     Petal Count 130 petals
    Patent PP9010