'The Pilgrim ®' rose Description
Photo courtesy of Dirk Rojahn
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Medium yellow Shrub.Registration name: AUSwalkerExhibition name:
The Pilgrim ®
Shrub. English Rose Collection.
Yellow, lighter outer petals. Mild, spice, tea fragrance. up to 170 petals. Average diameter 2.75". Medium, very full (41+ petals), borne mostly solitary, in small clusters, cupped-to-flat, rosette bloom form. Blooms in flushes throughout the season. Pointed, ovoid, rounded buds.
Upright. 7 leaflets.
Height of 42" to 10' (105 to 305 cm). Width of 5' (150 cm).
USDA zone 5b through 10b. Can be trained as a climber. Disease susceptibility: susceptible to Mildew.
Australia - Application No: 1995/147 on 1995 VIEW PBR PATENT
European Union - Patent No: 329 on 2 Aug 1996
Application No: 19950459 on 24 Jul 1995
First commercialisation in EU: May 1, 1995; outside EU: 01/01/1993
expiry of protection on September 1, 2016.
New Zealand - Patent No: 958 on 19 May 1995
United States - Patent No: PP 8,678 on 12 Apr 1994 VIEW USPTO PATENT
Application No: 07/954,960 on 30 Sep 1992
Observations made from specimens grown in a garden environment in Albrighton, Wolverhampton, England in August 1991.
Josef Distl grows this rose in Germany where it is called Gartenarchitekt Günther Schulze, named for the designer of the display gardens at Rosen Jensen at Glücksburg, Germany.