Heritage Rose

​Rosa ‘Heritage’

  • Common Name: Heritage Rose (other common names: English Rose, Austin Rose 'Heritage', ‘AUSblush’, and ‘Roberta’)
  • Scientific Name: Rosa ‘Heritage’
  • Family Name: Roseaceae
  • Origin: United States
  • Height: 4’ – 6’
  • Width: 2’ – 4’
  • Growth: unknown
  • Zone: 5A – 10B
  • Light Needs: Full sun
  • Salt Tolerance:  unknown
  • Soil/PH/Texture: Tolerates a wide variety of humus enriched, well-drained soils from sandy loam to clay loam; roses live best in a pH range of 6.0-7.2 with 6.5 being the ideal for optimum growth and flowering. (pH outside of this range causes loss of nutrients which has a detrimental effect of roses.)
  • Soil Moisture: average water needs, moist but well drained soils
  • Drought Tolerance: low - none
  • Pests/Diseases: roses are bug and disease resistant with a moderate amount of care.
  • Growing Conditions: easy to grow, low maintenance
  • Characteristics: The stems of this rose bush are almost thorn-less, the leaves are a glossy gray-green color, the fragrant flowers are light pink (white with pink centers), clustered, doubled, quartered and cupped, 4” – 5”, 26-40 petals, appear in spring - fall and bloom repeatedly.
  • Propagation: by cuttings (stem and tip), grafting and budding
  • Wildlife: attracts bees
  • Facts: Hybridized and introduced in 1984 by David Austin. Parentage - Seedling x (Iceberg x Wife of Bath) and 5 child plants.
  • Designer Considerations: train on arbors, pergolas, trellises or use as a border, hedge, screen, along walls or fences or in a container on your patio. Also makes a great bouquet, cut or dried.

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