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Rose David Austin – Desdemona – #3 Container


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Introducing the captivating Rose David Austin – Desdemona, a masterpiece bred by the renowned David Austin. Delight in the unfolding beauty of peachy pink buds that gracefully unfurl into exquisite, white chalice-shaped blooms, delicately tinged with a pinkish hue. The mesmerizing interplay of light and shadow, created by the incurved petals, evokes a sense of timeless elegance. Experience the allure of its strong Old Rose fragrance, reminiscent of almond blossom, cucumber, and hints of lemon zest, enriching any garden with its aromatic symphony.

This charming rose forms a picturesque, rounded bushy shrub, making it an ideal choice for mixed borders, pots, containers, or even as a stunning rose hedge or border. Named after the tragic heroine of Shakespeare’s Othello, Desdemona adds a touch of literary romance to any landscape. Thriving in a variety of growing conditions, from East to West facing locations and adaptable to all soil types, this rose flourishes best under the warm embrace of full sunlight. Embrace the timeless beauty and fragrance of Rose David Austin – Desdemona, a true classic for any garden enthusiast.

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Each plant comes in a #3 (3 gallon) container. The plant shown is an example of what you will receive, all plants are individuals and we strive to pick out the best for you.


Plant Specs:

Color: white
Light: full sun
Watering: average – evenly moist conditions
Soil: all soil types
Zone: 5 -11

Flowering: repeat flowering
Fragrance: strong, old rose
Family: English shrub rose

Plant Size: medium shrub
Mature Size: height (4'), Spread (3')
Blooming Season: spring
Breeder: David Austin

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