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'AUSbord' rose Description
'Gertrude Jekyll' rose photo
Photo courtesy of Cavallo
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ARS:
Medium pink Shrub.
Registration name: AUSbord
Origin:
Bred by David C. H. Austin (United Kingdom, 1986).
Class:
Shrub.  English Rose Collection.  
Bloom:
Pink.  Strong, old rose fragrance.  Average diameter 4.25".  Large, old-fashioned, quartered bloom form.  Blooms in flushes throughout the season.  
Habit:
Height of 4' to 10' (120 to 305 cm).  Width of 4' to 6' (120 to 185 cm).
Growing:
USDA zone 5b through 10b.  
Patents:
Australia - Application No: 1991/021  on  22 Mar 1991   VIEW PBR PATENT
Synonym: Gertrude Jekyll. Applicant: David Austin Roses Ltd.
 
New Zealand - Patent No: 522  on  20 Aug 1990
Application  on  9 Mar 1989
The breeder's Reference for this rose is Ausbord. The New Zealand Trade Name is 'Gertrude Jekyll'. This PVR Grant expires August 20, 2013.
 
United States - Patent No: PP 7,220  on  17 Apr 1990   VIEW USPTO PATENT
The patent application reports the following parentage:
Female parent (seed parent): An unnamed seedling.
Male parent (pollen parent): Comte de Chambord.
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