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'Crown Princess Margareta ®' rose Description
'Crown Princess Margareta ®' rose photo
Photo courtesy of Ein Rosengaertchen / A little Rose Garden
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Apricot or apricot blend Shrub.
Registration name: AUSwinter
Exhibition name: Crown Princess Margareta ®
Origin:
Bred by David C. H. Austin (United Kingdom, 1990).
Introduced in United Kingdom by David Austin Roses Limited (UK) in 2000 as 'Crown Princess Margareta'.
Introduced in United States by David Austin Roses Limited (USA) in 2007 as 'Crown Princess Margareta'.
Class:
Shrub.  English Rose Collection.  
Bloom:
Apricot or apricot blend.  Strong, fruity, tea rose fragrance.  up to 120 petals.  Average diameter 4".  Medium to large, very full (41+ petals), borne mostly solitary, cupped-to-flat, old-fashioned, rosette bloom form.  Blooms in flushes throughout the season.  Medium, pointed, ovoid buds.  
Habit:
Tall, arching, bushy, climbing.  Medium foliage.  5 to 7 leaflets.  
Height of 4' to 6' (120 to 185 cm).  Width of 4' (120 cm).
Growing:
USDA zone 6b through 9b (default).  Can be used for cut flower, garden, pillar or shrub.  Remove spent blooms to encourage re-bloom.  Spring Pruning: Remove old canes and dead or diseased wood and cut back canes that cross. In warmer climates, cut back the remaining canes by about one-third. In colder areas, you'll probably find you'll have to prune a little more than that.  
Patents:
Australia - Application No: 2001/145  on  23 May 2001   VIEW PBR PATENT
in 1990 seed parent unnamed seedling crossed with pollen parent ‘Auscot’ syn Abraham Darby. The seeds produced were sown Jan 1991 (Northern Hemisphere). From this seedling population, a promising seedling was selected from which six buds were grafted to ‘Laxa’ rootstock. This seedling (to be known as ‘Auswinter’) was further trialled and in 1994 selected for multiplication.
 
Canada - Patent No: 1051  on  17 Oct 2001
Application No: 00-2108  on  14 Jan 2000
'Auswinter' originated from a cross between two English rose varieties which took place at David Austin Roses, Albrighton, United Kingdom in 1990. The variety was selected for its apricot-orange colouration, old-fashioned flower shape, good fragrance and disease resistance.
 
European Union - Application No: 19991796  on  7 Dec 1999
Proposed denomination: AUSwinter.
 
United States - Patent No: PP 13,484  on  21 Jan 2003   VIEW USPTO PATENT
Application No: 09/712,310  on  13 Nov 2000
The present invention relates to a new and distinct shrub rose plant which was originated by me by crossing an unnamed seedling with the variety AUScot.
Notes:
Named for the granddaughter of Queen Victoria, Crown Princess Margareta.
No. 271 in the 2000 Monza Competition. (Source: Website Roseto Niso Fumagalli.)