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'AUSwhite' rose Description
'Swan ®' rose photo
Photo courtesy of Maddalena Piccinini
Availability:
Commercially available
Synonyms:
HMF Ratings:
13 favorite votes.  
Average rating: GOOD+.  
ARS:
White, near white or white blend Shrub.
Registration name: AUSwhite
Origin:
Bred by David C. H. Austin (United Kingdom, 1987).
Class:
Shrub.  English Rose Collection.  
Bloom:
White or white blend.  Mild, fruity, myrrh fragrance.  Average diameter 3".  Large, double (17-25 petals), rosette bloom form.  Blooms in flushes throughout the season.  
Habit:
Thornless (or almost).  
Height of 4' to 6' (120 to 185 cm).  Width of 42" to 5' (105 to 150 cm).
Growing:
USDA zone 5b through 10b.  Blooms tend to ball in wet weather.  shade tolerant.  Disease susceptibility: susceptible to rust .  
Patents:
Australia - Application No: 1991/022  on  22 Mar 1991   VIEW PBR PATENT
Synonym: Swan. Applicant: David Austin Roses Ltd.
 
United States - Patent No: PP 7,564   VIEW USPTO PATENT
Notes:
One of the English Rose varieties that has been replaced.