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'Eglantyne' rose Description
'Eglantyne' rose photo
Photo courtesy of Mark Vollmer's Rose Garden
Availability:
Commercially available
Synonyms:
HMF Ratings:
70 favorite votes.  
Average rating: GOOD+.  
ARS:
Light pink Shrub.
Registration name: AUSmak
Exhibition name: Eglantyne
Origin:
Bred by David C. H. Austin (United Kingdom, before 1994).
Class:
Shrub.  English Rose Collection.  
Bloom:
Light pink.  Moderate, tea rose fragrance.  130 to 140 petals.  Average diameter 3".  Medium, very full (41+ petals), in small clusters, cupped-to-flat, old-fashioned, quartered, rosette, ruffled bloom form.  Blooms in flushes throughout the season.  Pointed, ovoid, rounded buds.  
Habit:
Medium, armed with thorns / prickles, bushy.  Medium, matte, medium green, leathery foliage.  5 to 7 leaflets.  
Height of up to 41" (up to 105 cm).  Width of up to 35" (up to 90 cm).
Growing:
USDA zone 5b through 10b.  Can be used for beds and borders, 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: 1997/078  on  1997   VIEW PBR PATENT
 
Canada - Patent No: 0286  on  2 Dec 1996
Application No: 95-525  on  1 May 1995
 
European Union - Patent No: 1524  on  16 Dec 1996
Application No: 19950469  on  24 Jul 1995
First commercialisation in EU: May 1, 1994.
Expiry of protection on June 1, 2019.
 
United States - Patent No: PP 9,526  on  30 Apr 1996   VIEW USPTO PATENT
Application No: 08/404,332  on  14 Mar 1995
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