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'Glamis Castle' rose Description
'Glamis Castle' rose photo
Photo courtesy of Natalie Bloxham-Arcola Gardens
Availability:
Commercially available
Synonyms:
HMF Ratings:
64 favorite votes.  
Average rating: GOOD+.  
ARS:
White, near white or white blend Shrub.
Registration name: AUSlevel
Exhibition name: Glamis Castle
Origin:
Bred by David C. H. Austin (United Kingdom, before 1992).
Introduced in United Kingdom by David Austin Roses Limited (UK) as 'Glamis Castle'.
Class:
Shrub.  English Rose Collection.  
Bloom:
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.  
Habit:
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).
Growing:
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).  
Patents:
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.
Notes:
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."