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'AUSbecks' rose Description
'Bishop's Castle' rose photo
Photo courtesy of Desertgarden Lynn's Las Vegas Garden
Availability:
Commercially available
Synonyms:
HMF Ratings:
47 favorite votes.  
Average rating: EXCELLENT-.  
ARS:
Medium pink Shrub.
Registration name: AUSbecks
Exhibition name: Bishop's Castle
Origin:
Bred by David C. H. Austin (United Kingdom, 2007).
Introduced in United States by Jackson & Perkins Co. in 2007.
Class:
Shrub.  English Rose Collection, Ultimate Rose ™ Collection.  
Bloom:
Pink.  Raspberry pink.  Moderate, old rose fragrance.  up to 80 petals.  Average diameter 3".  Large, very full (41+ petals), cupped bloom form.  Blooms in flushes throughout the season.  Rounded buds.  
Habit:
Medium, bushy.  Medium, matte, dark green foliage.  
Height of up to 47" (up to 120 cm).  
Growing:
USDA zone 6b through 9b (default).  Can be used for cut flower, garden or shrub.  Vigorous.  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:
United States - Patent No: PP 18,712   VIEW USPTO PATENT
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