'AUScrystal' rose Description
Photo courtesy of Brigitta's garden in Pécel
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Light pink Shrub.
Registration name: AUScrystal
Climber, Shrub. English Rose Collection.
Light pink. Moderate, old rose fragrance. Average diameter 3.25". Medium, very full (41+ petals), cluster-flowered, in small clusters bloom form. Blooms in flushes throughout the season.
Tall, climbing, upright. Large, semi-glossy, medium green foliage.
Height of 4¼' to 8' (130 to 245 cm). Width of 42" to 10' (105 to 305 cm).
USDA zone 6b through 9b (default). Can be used for cut flower or garden. Can be grown as a shrub. can be trained as a climber. Disease susceptibility: very disease resistant. Remove spent blooms to encourage re-bloom. Spring Pruning: Remove old canes and dead or diseased wood and cut back canes that cross. In warmer climates, cut back the remaining canes by about one-third. In colder areas, you'll probably find you'll have to prune a little more than that.
Flutist James Galway was born in Belfast, Northern Ireland, 8 December 1939. His namesake rose was presented at the May 2000 Chelsea Flower Show. You can see a picture of it on James Galway's Website