The Happy Child Rose has exceptionally rich, deep yellow flowers. They are beautifully cupped, double,yellow English roses with full blossoms that are set off nicely by the remarkable foliage.
The foliage on this rose is a bright, glossy green, with thick leaves that are camellia-like. The golden color of these roses is deeper than any other yellow of the English roses.
Happy Child makes a lovely small shrub rose,that grows only 3 feet tall and wide. It is a tidy bush that will stand out well in the garden.
The canes are almost Thorn-less, and quite bushy. The bright yellow blooms contrast well with the bright green foliage.
Type English Shrub Rose
Hybridizer David Austin 1993 (Britain)
Growth Habits A rose bush that can grow 3’ tall, and 3 ‘wide. It has a slightly arching growth habit.
Blooms The blooms have an exceptionally deep yellow color. The bright flowers are broad, and shallowly cupped. with around 150 petals
Foliage Thick, shiny deep green foliage, is camellia like, and very disease resistant
Fragrance Strong, Tea Rose fragrance
Hardy zone zones 5-10
The blooms on Happy Child appear in small clusters, giving you instant bouquets from just a stem. The large sized blooms on these David Austin roses are cupped to flat and measure around 4" across. They are beautiful old fashioned form flowers that are very showy.
This rose bush has excellent repeat,throughout the growing season, giving you lots to cut, and lots of yellow color in the garden.
This very disease resistant rose, is not only beautiful, but also blessed with a lovely, strong tea rose fragrance. The strong, delicious fragrance is tea-scented with a warm, sensuous background.
Pick a bouquet for the house, and perfume the room with a bright yellow cluster of blooms. The flowers are easy to pick, with (almost) thorn-less canes.
If you want a very fragrant rose that is also very beautiful, give this rose (Happy Child) a try.
This rose was introduced into the USA by Heirloom Roses