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'Barbara Austin' rose Description
'Barbara Austin' rose photo
Photo courtesy of LucieS
Availability:
Commercially available
Synonyms:
AUStop
HMF Ratings:
21 favorite votes.  
Average rating: GOOD+.  
ARS:
Light pink Shrub.
Registration name: AUStop
Exhibition name: Barbara Austin
Origin:
Bred by David C. H. Austin (United Kingdom, 1997).
Introduced in United Kingdom by David Austin Roses Limited (UK) in 1997 as 'Barbara Austin'.
Class:
Shrub.  English Rose Collection.  
Bloom:
Light pink.  Strong fragrance.  41 to 73 petals.  Average diameter 3.5".  Medium-large, very full (41+ petals), borne mostly solitary, cluster-flowered, in small clusters, flat, old-fashioned, reflexed, rosette bloom form.  Blooms in flushes throughout the season.  
Habit:
Medium, bushy, upright.  Medium, semi-glossy, medium green foliage.  
Height of 42" to 5' (105 to 150 cm).  Width of 30" to 4' (75 to 120 cm).
Growing:
USDA zone 5b through 10b.  Can be used for cut flower or garden.  Disease susceptibility: disease resistant.  
Patents:
United States - Patent No: PP 11,423  on  20 Jun 2000   VIEW USPTO PATENT
Application  on  7 Oct 1998
Notes:
Arena Rose Co.'s Catalog 2000 says Barbara Austin has blush pink blooms of a rather informal rosette shape. This rose is named after the sister of David Austin...