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Wife of Bath Rose * David Austin Rose * Introduced in 1969

The Wife of Bath rose is a wonderful pink flowered rose with cup shaped flowers. If you look at the plants that were hybridized using this as one of the parents it has been prolific. The Wife of Bath rose grows to 4 feet with robust foliage. The parents include 'Mme. Caroline Testout' and a cross between 'Ma Perkins' and 'Chaucer'. The Wife of Bath rose is growing here with Verbena bonariensis.

Wife of Bath Rose