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'AUSchar' rose Description
'Charity (shrub, Austin, 1997)' rose photo
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Yellow blend Shrub.
Registration name: AUSchar
Exhibition name: Charity 97
Bred by David C. H. Austin (United Kingdom, 1997).
Introduced in United Kingdom by David Austin Roses Limited (UK) in 1997 as 'Charity'.
Shrub.  English Rose Collection.  
Apricot - yellow.  Moderate, lilac, myrrh, tea fragrance.  41 to 90 petals.  Average diameter 3.5".  Medium-large, very full (41+ petals), borne mostly solitary, cluster-flowered, in small clusters, cupped, old-fashioned bloom form.  Blooms in flushes throughout the season.  Medium, pointed, ovoid buds.  
Bushy, thornless (or almost), upright.  Medium foliage.  
Height of 3' to 4' (90 to 120 cm).  Width of up to 3' (up to 90 cm).
USDA zone 6b through 10b.  Can be used for beds and borders, cut flower or garden.  Vigorous.  
European Union - Application No: 19961283  on  18 Nov 1996
Breeder: David Austin Roses Ltd. Provisional designation: a/19a/89. Proposed Denomination: AUSchar.
United States - Patent No: PP 11,483   VIEW USPTO PATENT
Application  on  7 Oct 1998
Named on behalf of the National Gardens Scheme. It has reached 10 ft. in my Texas garden after only 2 years.