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'Olivia Rose Austin' rose Description
'AUSmixture' rose photo
Photo courtesy of jedmar
Availability:
Commercially available
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HMF Ratings:
8 favorite votes.  
Average rating: EXCELLENT.  
Origin:
Bred by David C. H. Austin (United Kingdom, before 2005).
Introduced in United Kingdom by David Austin Roses Limited (UK) in 2014 as 'Olivia Rose Austin'.
Class:
Shrub.  English Rose Collection.  
Bloom:
Pink.  Strong, fruity fragrance.  up to 90 petals.  Average diameter 3.5".  Medium to large, very full (41+ petals), cupped, rosette bloom form.  Blooms in flushes throughout the season.  
Habit:
Glossy foliage.  
Height of up to 3' (up to 90 cm).  Width of up to 30" (up to 75 cm).
Growing:
USDA zone 5a through 10a.  Disease susceptibility: very disease resistant.  
Patents:
United States - Patent No: PP 27,365  on  15 Nov 2016   VIEW USPTO PATENT
Application No: 14/545,309  on  20 Apr 2015
This invention relates to a new and distinct variety of shrub rose plant named `AUSmixture`, which was originated from the cross-pollination of the two `unnamed` and unpatented seedlings of Rosa hybrida...The following description is of 5-year-old trial rose plants of the new variety grown in a garden environment in Albrighton, Britain in the month of June.
Notes:
Michael Marriott, the technical manager of David Austin, states that 'Olivia Rose Austin' took 9-10 years to develop from the original cross. It is named after the daughter (b. 1995) of David Austin, Jr.