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'Lady of Megginch' rose Description
'Lady of Megginch' rose photo
Photo courtesy of koalaa
Availability:
Commercially available
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HMF Ratings:
38 favorite votes.  
Average rating: EXCELLENT-.  
ARS:
Deep pink Shrub.
Registration name: Ausvolume
Exhibition name: Lady of Megginch
Origin:
Bred by David C. H. Austin (United Kingdom, 2007).
Class:
Shrub.  English Rose Collection.  
Bloom:
Deep pink.  Strong, fruity, old rose, raspberry fragrance.  up to 130 petals.  Average diameter 4.75".  Very large, very full (41+ petals), in small clusters, cupped, old-fashioned bloom form.  Blooms in flushes throughout the season.  
Habit:
Medium, bushy.  Medium, matte, dark green foliage.  
Height of up to 47" (up to 120 cm).  Width of up to 3' (up to 90 cm).
Growing:
USDA zone 6b through 9b (default).  Can be used for beds and borders, cut flower, garden or shrub.  Vigorous.  Protect tender new spring growth from hard freezes that may cause canker, die-back and death of the plant. .  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.  Remove old canes and dead or diseased wood..  
Patents:
Australia - Application No: 2009/034  on  2009   VIEW PBR PATENT
 
United States - Patent No: PP 18,710   VIEW USPTO PATENT
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