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'Leander' rose Description
'Leander' rose photo
Photo courtesy of Le jardin de Claudie
Availability:
Commercially available
Synonyms:
HMF Ratings:
70 favorite votes.  
Average rating: GOOD+.  
ARS:
Apricot or apricot blend Shrub.
Registration name: AUSlea
Exhibition name: Leander
Origin:
Bred by David C. H. Austin (United Kingdom, 1982).
Class:
Shrub.  English Rose Collection.  
Bloom:
Apricot or apricot blend.  Fruity fragrance.  Very double bloom form.  Blooms in flushes throughout the season.  
Habit:
Height of 7' to 14' (215 to 425 cm).  Width of 5' to 6' (150 to 185 cm).
Growing:
USDA zone 5b through 10b.  
Notes:
The Plant Science Dept. of the Nova Scotia Agriculture College evaluated 58 English Roses to assess their hardiness and disease-resistance. Their results can be found at: http://www.nsac.ns.ca/nsac/ps/annual96/mapple.htm. Leander was found to be winter hardy.
 
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