'Glamis Castle' rose Description
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White, near white or white blend Shrub.Registration name: AUSlevelExhibition name:
Shrub. English Rose Collection.
White, cream shading. Moderate, myrrh, sweet fragrance. up to 120 petals. Average diameter 2.5". Medium, very full (41+ petals), in small clusters, cupped, globular, old-fashioned, ruffled bloom form. Blooms in flushes throughout the season. Pointed, ovoid buds.
Medium, armed with thorns / prickles, bushy. 7 leaflets.
Height of 3' to 4' (90 to 120 cm). Width of 2' to 4' (60 to 120 cm).
USDA zone 5b through 10b. Can be used for cut flower or garden. Vigorous. shade tolerant. 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).
Australia - Application No: 1996/062 on 1996 VIEW PBR PATENT
European Union - Patent No: 332 on 2 Aug 1996
Application No: 19950462 on 24 Jul 1995
First commercialisation in EU: May 1, 1992; outside EU: 01/01/1994
Expiry of protecton on June 1, 2017.
United States - Patent No: PP 8,765 on 7 Jun 1994 VIEW USPTO PATENT
Application No: 08/039,946 on 29 Mar 1993
Observations made from specimens grown [in a] garden environment in Albrighton, Wolverhampton, England, in July, 1992.
Named for the Scottish seat of the Earls of Strathmore and Kinghorne -- a royal residence since 1372, the childhood home of HM Queen Elizabeth The Queen Mother, the birthplace of HRH The Princess Margaret, and the setting for Shakespeare's "Macbeth."