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'Comtes de Champagne' rose Description
'Comtes des Champagne' rose photo
Photo courtesy of Natalie Bloxham - Arcola Garden
Availability:
Commercially available
Synonyms:
HMF Ratings:
53 favorite votes.  
Average rating: EXCELLENT-.  
ARS:
Yellow blend Shrub.
Registration name: AUSufo
Exhibition name: Comtes des Champagne
Origin:
Bred by David C. H. Austin (United Kingdom, 2001).
Introduced in United States by David Austin Roses Limited (USA) in 2001 as 'Comtes des Champagne'.
Class:
Shrub.  English Rose Collection.  
Bloom:
Yellow blend.  Moderate, honey, musk, opinions vary fragrance.  12 to 16 petals.  Average diameter 2.75".  Medium, semi-double (9-16 petals), in small clusters, cupped bloom form.  Blooms in flushes throughout the season.  
Habit:
Medium, bushy.  Medium, semi-glossy, medium green foliage.  
Height of 47" (120 cm).  
Growing:
USDA zone 6b through 9b (default).  Can be used for cut flower, garden, landscape or shrub.  Disease susceptibility: very disease resistant, very blackspot 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.  
Patents:
Australia - Application No: 2002/074  on  2002   VIEW PBR PATENT
Notes:
Named after Taittinger's finest champagne.