The Olivia Rose Austin rose, might be the most perfect of the David Austin Roses bred to date!
The soft pink colored flowers open to become the most perfectly rounded tightly cupped rosettes.
They named the Olivia Rose Austin rose after David Austin's granddaughter, giving us the first clue that it was a very special rose.
The flowers are not only beautiful, but have a wonderful fragrance with a distinct fruity note.
This Austin English rose blooms begins blooming early, and continues all season right through to the end of summer.
This rose is said to be a prolific bloomer giving you lots of heavenly scented roses for the vase.
The compact growing bush so far has proven to be disease free.
It grows between 3 1/2 to 4' tall by 3' wide on a well balanced shrub. The medium green glossy foliage make a nice backdrop for those amazing pink petals.
Type English Shrub Roses
Hybridizer David C. H Austin (United Kingdom)
Blooms Soft Pink blooms are 3 1/2' across with about 90 petals. Flowers are cupped, rosette bloom form
Foliage Glossy, green foliage is very disease resistant
Growth Habits Vigorous growing. Grows around 3 1/2' tall by 3' wide It blooms in flushes all season
Fragrance Strong fruity scent
Hardy Zones zones 5a - 10a
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The folks at the nursery think the 'Olivia Rose Austin' rose is the best rose they have bred to date!
They say the flowers couldn't be more beautiful or perfectly shaped, the scent is delightful, the bush grows vigorously in a very attractive looking shrub, it is so far completely free of disease, and it produces roses with great regularity from very early until very late in the season. It will even grow in part shade!
What more could you want in a rose? It's on my wish list for Spring!
Best Uses for this rose; Use it just about anywhere! Great for Beds, Borders, and even containers.