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'AUSchar' rose Description
'Charity (shrub, Austin, 1997)' rose photo
Photo courtesy of Guy-f
Availability:
Commercially available
HMF Ratings:
42 favorite votes.  
Average rating: EXCELLENT.  
ARS:
Yellow blend Shrub.
Registration name: AUSchar
Exhibition name: Charity 97
Origin:
Bred by David C. H. Austin (United Kingdom, 1997).
Introduced in United Kingdom by David Austin Roses Limited (UK) in 1997 as 'Charity'.
Class:
Shrub.  English Rose Collection.  
Bloom:
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.  
Habit:
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).
Growing:
USDA zone 6b through 10b.  Can be used for beds and borders, cut flower or garden.  Vigorous.  
Patents:
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
Notes:
Named on behalf of the National Gardens Scheme. It has reached 10 ft. in my Texas garden after only 2 years.