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Souvenir de St Anne

Souvenir de St Anne

Rosa ‘Souvenir de St Anne’

  • Common Name: Souvenir de St Anne
  • Scientific Name: Rosa ‘Souvenir de St Anne’
  • Family Name: Roseaceae
  • Origin: England
  • Height: 2’ – 3’
  • Width: 2’ – 3’
  • Growth: moderate
  • Zone: 6 - 9
  • Light Needs: Full sun (excellent air circulation)
  • Salt Tolerance:  none
  • 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: keep moist until established (1 month at least) average water needs afterwards.
  • Drought Tolerance: medium - high
  • Pests/Diseases: roses are bug and disease resistant with a moderate amount of care.
  • Growing Conditions: medium maintenance
  • Characteristics:  this rose bush blooms with light pink flowers with a strong fragrance, semi-double (9-16 petals) bloom form in flushes throughout the season.
  • Propagation: by cuttings, stem, or tip and by grafting or budding
  • Wildlife: attracts birds, bees, and butterflies
  • Facts: This rose bush was bred in England by Thomas Hilling, it was acquired in St. Anne’s Park, Dublin. It was named “Earth-Kind® Rose of the Year” for 2009 by the Texas AgriLife Extension Service.
  • Designer Considerations: great to be used in mass plantings, borders, garden beds, as accent plants, in containers on patios and cut for dried or fresh flowers.