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'Molineux' rose Description
'Molineux' rose photo
Photo courtesy of anonymous-382123
Availability:
Commercially available
Synonyms:
AUSmol
HMF Ratings:
97 favorite votes.  
Average rating: EXCELLENT-.  
ARS:
Deep yellow Shrub.
Registration name: AUSmol
Origin:
Bred by David C. H. Austin (United Kingdom, 1994).
Class:
Shrub.  English Rose Collection.  
Bloom:
Deep yellow.  Mild, opinions vary fragrance.  110 to 120 petals.  Average diameter 2.75".  Medium, very full (41+ petals), in small clusters, old-fashioned, rosette bloom form.  Blooms in flushes throughout the season.  Pointed, ovoid, rounded buds.  
Habit:
Thornless (or almost).  Large, leathery foliage.  5 leaflets.  
Height of 2' to 3' (60 to 90 cm).  
Growing:
USDA zone 5b through 10b.  Can be used for beds and borders, container rose, cut flower or garden.  Requires spring freeze protection (see glossary - Spring freeze protection) .  Can be grown in the ground or in a container (container requires winter protection).  
Patents:
Australia - Application No: 1998/083  on  1998   VIEW PBR PATENT
 
European Union - Patent No: 337  on  2 Aug 1996
Application No: 19950471  on  24 Jul 1995
First commercialisation in EU: May 1, 1995.
Expiry of protection on June 1, 2019.
 
United States - Patent No: PP 9,524  on  30 Apr 1996   VIEW USPTO PATENT
Application No: 08/404,160  on  14 Mar 1995
Parentage is shown above but see Comments & Questions for other suggestions.
Notes:
Although the name of this rose sounds like it must be French, it's actually the named after David Austin's favorite soccer team's (Wolverhampton Wanderers Football Club) football ground (Molineux) in Wolverhampton.