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Sweet Juliet Rosa 'AUSleap' SWEET JULIET®

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Description

'Sweet Juliet' is a double apricot-pink yellow rose from the English Breeder David Austin who named it after a famous Shakespeare character.  It has a dense habit with a 3 ft (0.91 m) spread.  It requires regular watering, pruning, and being a heavy feeder, fertilizing to maintain a quality appearance.  Best flowering will occur by planting in rich, well-drained sandy soil in the full sun.  Pruning in the late fall or early winter and protect it from winter wind damage.  To maintain an attractive shape some minor pruning can be done in the early fall just as the plant leafs out.  Major pruning should be done in early spring as the leaves begin to green.

The fragrance from the blooms vary as the plant ages, starting out with a tea rose scent to a peachy-citrus scent.

'Sweet Juliet' is a repeat bloomer, blooming takes place in flushes from late spring to fall.  Upright branches with lush green foliage and medium-sized, double, shallow cupped lowers in shades of apricot.  

Insects, Diseases and Other Plant Problems:  This plant has good disease resistance for a rose.  It may be susceptible to aphids, caterpillars, deer, rabbits, and scale insects.  Diseases may include downy mildew, powdery mildew, rose black spot and rose rust.

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Tags:
#showy flowers#deciduous#fragrant flowers#shrub#deciduous shrub#cut flowers#prickles#disease resistant#cpp#shrub border#large flowers#cutting garden#non-toxic for horses#non-toxic for dogs#non-toxic for cats
 
Cultivars / Varieties:
Tags:
#showy flowers#deciduous#fragrant flowers#shrub#deciduous shrub#cut flowers#prickles#disease resistant#cpp#shrub border#large flowers#cutting garden#non-toxic for horses#non-toxic for dogs#non-toxic for cats
  • Attributes:
    Genus:
    Rosa
    Family:
    Rosaceae
    Life Cycle:
    Perennial
    Woody
    Recommended Propagation Strategy:
    Stem Cutting
    Country Or Region Of Origin:
    United Kingdom
    Wildlife Value:
    Attracts bees, butterflies, and hummingbirds.
    Play Value:
    Attractive Flowers
    Attracts Pollinators
    Fragrance
    Textural
    Dimensions:
    Height: 4 ft. 0 in. - 10 ft. 0 in.
    Width: 3 ft. 0 in. - 6 ft. 0 in.
  • Whole Plant Traits:
    Plant Type:
    Perennial
    Rose
    Shrub
    Woody Plant Leaf Characteristics:
    Deciduous
    Habit/Form:
    Dense
    Erect
    Growth Rate:
    Rapid
    Maintenance:
    High
    Texture:
    Coarse
    Appendage:
    Prickles
  • Cultural Conditions:
    Light:
    Full sun (6 or more hours of direct sunlight a day)
    Partial Shade (Direct sunlight only part of the day, 2-6 hours)
    Soil Texture:
    High Organic Matter
    Sand
    Soil pH:
    Acid (<6.0)
    Alkaline (>8.0)
    Neutral (6.0-8.0)
    Soil Drainage:
    Good Drainage
    Available Space To Plant:
    3 feet-6 feet
    6-feet-12 feet
    NC Region:
    Coastal
    Mountains
    Piedmont
    USDA Plant Hardiness Zone:
    6b, 6a, 7b, 7a, 8b, 8a
  • Flowers:
    Flower Color:
    Gold/Yellow
    Orange
    Pink
    Flower Inflorescence:
    Head
    Flower Value To Gardener:
    Fragrant
    Good Cut
    Long Bloom Season
    Showy
    Flower Bloom Time:
    Fall
    Spring
    Summer
    Flower Shape:
    Cup
    Flower Petals:
    more than 20 petals/rays
    Flower Description:
    The double cupped apricot pink-yellow blooms repeat continuously.
  • Leaves:
    Woody Plant Leaf Characteristics:
    Deciduous
    Leaf Color:
    Green
    Hairs Present:
    No
    Leaf Description:
    Lush bright green foliage.
  • Stem:
    Stem Color:
    Green
    Stem Is Aromatic:
    No
  • Landscape:
    Landscape Location:
    Patio
    Walkways
    Landscape Theme:
    Butterfly Garden
    Cottage Garden
    Cutting Garden
    Pollinator Garden
    Design Feature:
    Accent
    Border
    Hedge
    Screen/Privacy
    Attracts:
    Bees
    Butterflies
    Hummingbirds
    Resistance To Challenges:
    Diseases