'Falstaff' rose Description
Photo courtesy of Janine Arlette
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Dark red Shrub.Registration name: AUSverseExhibition name:
Shrub. English Rose Collection.
Dark red. Strong, old rose fragrance. 41 to 50 petals. Average diameter 3.5". Large, full (26-40 petals), cupped, old-fashioned, reflexed, rosette bloom form.
Bushy, upright. Semi-glossy, leathery foliage.
Height of 39" to 5' (100 to 150 cm). Width of 39" to 4' (100 to 120 cm).
USDA zone 5b through 9b. 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.
Australia - Application No: 2001/146 on 23 May 2001 VIEW PBR PATENT
in 1990 seed parent unnamed seedling crossed with pollen parent unnamed seedling.
European Union - Application No: 19991795 on 7 Dec 1999
Proposed denomination: AUSverse.
United States - Patent No: PP 13,315 on 3 Dec 2002 VIEW USPTO PATENT
Application No: 09/712,311 on 13 Nov 2000
Observations made from specimens grown in a garden environment at Wolverhampton, England in July, 1998, at two years of age.