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'Lichfield Angel' rose Description
'Lichfield Angel' rose photo
Photo courtesy of Aurelija
Availability:
Commercially available
Synonyms:
HMF Ratings:
29 favorite votes.  
Average rating: EXCELLENT-.  
ARS:
White, near white or white blend Shrub.
Registration name: Ausrelate
Exhibition name: Lichfield Angel
Origin:
Bred by David C. H. Austin (United Kingdom, 2005).
Introduced in United Kingdom by David Austin Roses Limited (UK) in 2006.
Class:
Shrub.  English Rose Collection.  
Bloom:
Cream.  None to mild, clove fragrance.  up to 110 petals.  Average diameter 4".  Large, very full (41+ petals), cluster-flowered, in small clusters, cupped, old-fashioned, rosette bloom form.  Blooms in flushes throughout the season.  
Habit:
Medium, bushy, rounded.  Medium, semi-glossy, dark green foliage.  
Height of up to 47" (up to 120 cm).  
Growing:
USDA zone 6b through 9b (default).  Can be used for beds and borders, container rose, cut flower or garden.  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: 2009/033  on  2009   VIEW PBR PATENT
 
United States - Patent No: PP 18,702   VIEW USPTO PATENT
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