'Sophy's Rose' Description
Photo courtesy of Robert Neil Rippetoe
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Medium red Shrub.Registration name: AUSlotExhibition name:
Shrub. English Rose Collection.
Red. Strong, tea fragrance. 41 to 50 petals. Average diameter 5". Rosette bloom form. Blooms in flushes throughout the season.
Height of 3' to 4½' (90 to 135 cm). Width of 30" to 4' (75 to 120 cm).
USDA zone 5b through 10b. Requires spring freeze protection (see glossary - Spring freeze protection) . Can be grown in the ground or in a container (container requires winter protection).
Australia - Application No: 2000/110 on 2000 VIEW PBR PATENT
European Union - Patent No: 4617 on 7 Jun 1999
Application No: 19961275 on 18 Nov 1996
Provisional designation: bb/12g/89. Proposed denomination: AUSLOT. Breeder: David Austin Roses Ltd.
United States - Patent No: PP 11,422 VIEW USPTO PATENT
Application on 7 Oct 1998
Heirloom Roses says this rose represents a new shade of red in David Austin's English Roses.