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'The Pilgrim ®' rose Description
'The Pilgrim ®' rose photo
Photo courtesy of Beth's Northern CA Rose Garden
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ARS:
Medium yellow Shrub.
Registration name: AUSwalker
Exhibition name: The Pilgrim ®
Origin:
Bred by David C. H. Austin (United Kingdom, before 1991).
Class:
Shrub.  English Rose Collection.  
Bloom:
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.  
Habit:
Upright.  7 leaflets.  
Height of 42" to 10' (105 to 305 cm).  Width of 5' (150 cm).
Growing:
USDA zone 5b through 10b.  Can be trained as a climber.  Disease susceptibility: susceptible to Mildew.  
Patents:
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.
Notes:
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.