Scepter'd Isle Rose - New For 2019!
Rosa 'Scepter'd Isle'
Scepter'd Isle Rose flowers
(Photo courtesy of NetPS Plant Finder)
Height: 4 feet
Spread: 3 feet
Hardiness Zone: 6
Group/Class: Shrub Rose
Brand: David Austin Roses
This lovely rose bears numerous, cupped, light pink flowers with paler outer petals and golden stamens; has a lovely myrrh scent; vigorous, and compact in size; should be deadheaded regularly and is excellent for cut flowers
Scepter'd Isle Rose features showy fragrant shell pink flowers with white overtones and gold eyes at the ends of the branches from late spring to mid fall. The flowers are excellent for cutting. It has dark green foliage throughout the season. The oval compound leaves turn yellow in fall. The fruit is not ornamentally significant.
Scepter'd Isle Rose is a multi-stemmed deciduous shrub with an upright spreading habit of growth. Its average texture blends into the landscape, but can be balanced by one or two finer or coarser trees or shrubs for an effective composition.
This shrub will require occasional maintenance and upkeep, and is best pruned in late winter once the threat of extreme cold has passed. It is a good choice for attracting bees to your yard. It has no significant negative characteristics.
Scepter'd Isle Rose is recommended for the following landscape applications;
Planting & Growing
Scepter'd Isle Rose will grow to be about 4 feet tall at maturity, with a spread of 3 feet. It tends to fill out right to the ground and therefore doesn't necessarily require facer plants in front. It grows at a fast rate, and under ideal conditions can be expected to live for approximately 30 years.
This shrub should only be grown in full sunlight. It does best in average to evenly moist conditions, but will not tolerate standing water. It is not particular as to soil type or pH. It is highly tolerant of urban pollution and will even thrive in inner city environments. This particular variety is an interspecific hybrid.
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