RoseFile Database

Chaucer - English Rose Rose

Chaucer

English Rose. Bred by Austin in UK in 1970.
Use:
 
Small Shrub, Border
Color:
 
Pale Pink
Form:
 
Deeply Cupped
Fragrance:
 
Powerful Myrrh
Remontance:
 
Once
Abundance:
 
Moderate
Bloom Size:
 
Modest (2-4 in)
Cold Hardiness:
 
Zone 4 - 9
Height & Width:
 
3 ft x 2 ft
Recommendation:
 
Good for Cool Climates

Comments It's beautiful Old-Rose form, its terrific fragrance, its repeat flowering, its clear pink coloration, and its limited size all recommend this rose for a spot in a cottage garden. But in gardens subject to mildew its mildew problems argue for some other Austin introduction.