'Eglantyne Jebb' rose Description
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Shrub. English Rose Collection.
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.
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).
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).
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