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'Evelyn ™' rose Description
'Evelyn ™ (shrub, Austin, 1991)' rose photo
Photo courtesy of Lesley Bruns
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Apricot or apricot blend Shrub.
Registration name: AUSsaucer
Bred by David C. H. Austin (United Kingdom, before 1991).
Introduced in United Kingdom by David Austin Roses Limited (UK) in 1991 as 'Evelyn'.
Shrub.  English Rose Collection.  
Apricot or apricot blend.  Strong fragrance.  80 to 100 petals.  Average diameter 3".  Medium, very full (41+ petals), borne mostly solitary, in small clusters, cupped-to-flat, rosette bloom form.  Blooms in flushes throughout the season.  
Dark green foliage.  5 leaflets.  
Height of 42" to 5' (105 to 150 cm).  Width of 30" to 4' (75 to 120 cm).
USDA zone 5b through 10b.  
Australia - Application No: 1995/148  on  1995   VIEW PBR PATENT
European Union - Patent No: 327  on  2 Aug 1996
Application No: 19950457  on  24 Jul 1995
First commercialisation in EU: May 1, 1991; outside EU: 01/01/1993
Expiry of protection on September 1, 2016.
New Zealand - Patent No: 957  on  19 May 1995
United States - Patent No: PP 8,680  on  12 Apr 1994   VIEW USPTO PATENT
Application No: 07/954,962  on  30 Sep 1992