Astounding Glory Hybrid Tea Rose

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Jackson & Perkins 2013 Introduction

Be prepared for a show with this Jackson & Perkins exclusive. Astounding Glory stretches up to 6 feet high and 4 feet wide and is generously endowed with glorious 5-inch, deep pink double blooms arising from elegant pointed buds borne on 18-inch stems. The combination of deep pink blooms and dark green foliage provides a spectacular contrast. And the flower's appealing, yet subtle, fragrance contributes to its allure. Fortunately, you'll have enough of these lovely long-stemmed beauties to snip a few for your home.

It thrives in full sun and medium-moisture, slightly acidic well-drained loam. Add a layer of mulch to keep the soil moist and the roots cool in the summer. Old canes and dead wood should be removed, and the shrub should be pruned during spring. The remaining canes that cross should be trimmed about one-third in warmer climates—more in colder climates.


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Genus Rosa
Zone 5 - 10
Bloom Start to End Late Spring - Late Fall
Habit Upright
Plant Height 6 ft
Plant Width 4 ft
Bloom Size 5 in
Petal Count 30
Bloom Color Dark Pink
Bud Shape Pointed
Flower Shape Reflexed
Foliage Color Glossy, Dark Green
Fragrance Moderate
Light Requirements Full Sun
Moisture Requirements Moist,  well-drained
Soil Tolerance Normal,  loamy
Uses Beds, Cut Flowers
Restrictions *Due to state restrictions we cannot ship to the following:
Canada, Guam, Puerto Rico, Virgin Islands, Hawaii

Product Review Summary

Based on 4 reviews
The average rating for this product is 5 out of 5 stars
Overall Rating: 5.0/5.0

Customer Reviews

July 14, 2018

Astounding Glory is Exactly That

This shopper rated the product 5 out of 5 stars

Received an exceptionally healthy bare root Astounding Glory rose from Jackson & Perkins in May. This rose has grown to nearly two feet tall and provides the most amazing bright pink flowers. Love this rose. Highly recommend!!

Chris from GA
June 25, 2016

Perfect name for this rose

This shopper rated the product 5 out of 5 stars

I got this rose as a free rose with my order a couple of years ago. It bloomed ok last year but this year it is absolutely beautiful. Very large perfect (in my opinion)flowers from bud to full bloom. Not much scent but the beautiful display makes up for it. Last winter (I live in zone 5) I put a cone over it to protect it and sometime during the winter the cone got blown off and I have no idea how long it had been off. I didn't try to protect it. In my garden, it has to make it without much protection or I won't grow it. It came up this spring and just keeps on growing. It is about 4 feet high now and is going taller. Some of my other roses have black spot but not a sign of it on this rose. I can't say enough good things about this rose. It blooms enough that I can cut some for the house and leave some on the bush. Can't say that about a lot of my other tea roses. Lasts a long time in the vase as well. Great job with this rose Jackson Perkins!!

Joanne from IL
June 04, 2016

Astounding Glory

This shopper rated the product 5 out of 5 stars

The name is so appropriate. It grows into a large plant with blooms that stand out so it is a pleasure to see from a distance or up close.The pink color is so vividly bright it is magnificent, the blooms large. This is one of my best purchases ever. Glorious!

Fran from MI
November 03, 2015

Astounding Glory is glorious!

This shopper rated the product 5 out of 5 stars

I don't usually buy hybrid tea roses, and in fact, this was a "bonus" plant. But, BOY, have I been pleasantly surprised by the vigor, repeat blooming and sheer beauty of this rose. It has been attacked by bugs and black spot, but renews itself quite readily. I would recommend this plant to anyone with a little rose-growing ability.

JLD from MD

Choosing Your Roses

Bare root roses are the most common form of roses for spring and early season planting, and come in two types: grafted and own root.

Grafted Bare root Roses
Own root Bare root Roses

Grafted roses, sometimes referred to as budded bare root roses, have roots that belong to a different variety of rose than the shoots. While the shoots will grow into the variety of rose you've selected, the root variety has been specially grown and developed for hardiness, improved resistance to common diseases, and improved resistance to certain weather conditions. The roots on any grafted rose you receive are usually already two years old, so they'll establish in your garden more quickly when planted.

Own root roses are grown from rose shoot cuttings and develop their own root system. Unlike grafted roses, both their roots and shoots come from the same variety of plant.

All Jackson & Perkins bare root roses are maintained in a suspended state of growth in our state-of-the-art wet cooler, so they'll be delivered to you with no foliage or blooms. The wet cooler has a uniform storage temperature set just above freezing and uses a fog system to provide consistent humidity of 100%, ensuring the roses remain fully hydrated and don't exit dormancy before leaving our facility. While you might see some variance in size, even within the same variety of bare root rose, all our roses meet the same rigorous standards of quality.

So, not sure which type of bare root rose you should choose? Don't worry, we've got that covered. We've researched which varieties of bare root roses grow better as grafted or own root, and both types can be planted in the early spring months, so just choose the variety of rose you're most interested in and get planting.

Though you might be surprised or intimidated when you receive a box of bare root roses filled with roots and shoots, rest assured, with the proper care, these little bundles will grow into stunning roses.

Container Roses

Container Roses

Container roses are typically available in 2-quart sizes or larger and come with established foliage that may or may not have blooms. While bare root roses should generally be planted in early spring, container roses allow you quite a bit more flexibility in planting time, from spring all the way through fall in many zones. Fall can be a good season to plant container roses because it allows them enough time to establish themselves before cold or freezing temperatures arrive.

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