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'Mortimer Sackler ™' rose Description
'Mortimer Sackler ™' rose photo
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Availability:
Commercially available
Synonyms:
HMF Ratings:
25 favorite votes.  
Average rating: EXCELLENT-.  
ARS:
Light pink Shrub.
Registration name: AUSorts
Exhibition name: Mortimer Sackler ™
Origin:
Bred by David C. H. Austin (United Kingdom, 2002).
Introduced in United Kingdom by David Austin Roses Limited (UK) in 2002 as 'Mortimer Sackler'.
Class:
Climber.  English Rose Collection.  
Bloom:
Light pink.  Moderate fragrance.  41 petals.  Average diameter 2.75".  Large, very full (41+ petals), cluster-flowered, in large clusters bloom form.  Blooms in flushes throughout the season.  
Habit:
Tall, spreading, thornless (or almost), upright, well-branched.  Large, semi-glossy, dark green foliage.  
Height of 5' to 12' (150 to 365 cm).  
Growing:
USDA zone 6b through 9b (default).  Can be used for cut flower, garden, landscape or shrub.  Very vigorous.  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.  
Notes:
Climbing rose up to 12 feet and can be used all so as a shrub of 5-6 feet.
 
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