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'Auschestnut' rose Description
'St. Alban (shrub, Austin, 2004)' rose photo
Photo courtesy of quendery
Availability:
Commercially available
Synonyms:
HMF Ratings:
20 favorite votes.  
Average rating: GOOD-.  
ARS:
Medium yellow Shrub.
Registration name: Auschestnut
Exhibition name: St. Alban
Origin:
Bred by David C. H. Austin (United Kingdom, 2004).
Introduced in United States by David Austin Roses Limited (USA) in 2004.
Class:
Shrub.  English Rose Collection.  
Bloom:
Yellow.  Mild fragrance.  120 petals.  Average diameter 2.5".  Large, very full (41+ petals), in small clusters, cupped, globular, rounded bloom form.  Blooms in flushes throughout the season.  
Habit:
Medium, arching, bushy, climbing, well-branched.  Medium, semi-glossy, dark green foliage.  
Height of up to 5¾' (up to 175 cm).  Width of up to 3' (up to 90 cm).
Growing:
USDA zone 6b through 9b (default).  Can be used for garden, landscape or shrub.  Can be trained as a climber.  Disease susceptibility: very disease resistant.  
Breeder's notes:
The growth is the kind we so much favour - an arching shrub, holding the
numerous branches with nicely poised flowers.
Patents:
United States - Patent No: PP 16,407  on  4 Apr 2006   VIEW USPTO PATENT
Application  on  16 Sep 2004
Notes:
This rose can be grown as an 8' climber.