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'Charlotte' rose Description
'Charlotte (shrub, Austin, 1994)' rose photo
Photo courtesy of HonzaPM
Availability:
Commercially available
Synonyms:
HMF Ratings:
75 favorite votes.  
Average rating: EXCELLENT-.  
ARS:
Light yellow Shrub.
Registration name: AUSpoly
Origin:
Bred by David C. H. Austin (United Kingdom, before 1992).
Introduced in United Kingdom by David Austin Roses Limited (UK) in 1994 as 'Charlotte'.
Class:
Shrub.  English Rose Collection.  
Bloom:
Yellow, orange shading.  Moderate fragrance.  100 petals.  Average diameter 3.25".  Medium, very full (41+ petals), in small clusters bloom form.  Blooms in flushes throughout the season.  Pointed, ovoid buds.  
Habit:
Leathery foliage.  7 leaflets.  
Height of 3' to 6' (90 to 185 cm).  Width of 4' to 5' (120 to 150 cm).
Growing:
USDA zone 5b through 10b.  Disease susceptibility: susceptible to blackspot , susceptible to Mildew.  Requires spring freeze protection (see glossary - Spring freeze protection) .  Can be grown in the ground or in a container (container requires winter protection).  
Patents:
European Union - Patent No: 340  on  2 Aug 1996
Application No: 19950475  on  24 Jul 1995
First commercialisation in EU: May 1, 1993.
Expiry of protection on June 1, 2018.
 
United States - Patent No: PP 9,008  on  13 Dec 1994   VIEW USPTO PATENT
Application No: 08/182,783  on  13 Jan 1994
Observations made from specimens grown in a garden environment at Albrighton, Wolverhampton, England in Jul. 1992.
Notes:
One of the roses (listed as 'Charlotte') in the Rose Introducers of New Zealand (RINZ) 1998 Display Trial.