'Ausbernard' rose Description
Photo courtesy of Niels Plougmann
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Dark red Shrub.Registration name:
AusbernardExhibition name: Munstead Wood
Shrub. English Rose Collection.
Dark red. Strong, old rose fragrance. 70 to 75 petals. Average diameter 3.75". Medium, very full (41+ petals), cluster-flowered, in small clusters, globular, old-fashioned, reflexed bloom form. Blooms in flushes throughout the season.
Short, bushy, spreading. Medium, matte, medium green foliage.
Height of up to 35" (up to 90 cm).
USDA zone 6b through 9b (default). Can be used for beds and borders, cut flower or garden. Vigorous.
Australia - Application No: 2010/074 on 29 Oct 2010 VIEW PBR PATENT
United Kingdom - Patent No: 8058 on 19 Mar 2009
AUSBERNARD (s) MUNSTEAD WOOD 19-MAR-09 8058 25 years
announced in ISSN 1755–912X
Plant varieties and seeds gazette
Special Edition of Plant Breeders’ Rights and the UK National Lists
Number 554, p C21
United States - Patent No: PP 19,876 on 31 Mar 2009 VIEW USPTO PATENT
Application No: 12/001,153 on 10 Dec 2007
This invention relates to a new and distinct variety of shrub rose plant named `AUSbernard`, which was originated by crossing two unnamed, unpatented varieties of Rosa hybrida.
Munstead Wood is a house (1897) and garden (from 1883) built by Gertrude Jekyll in Busbridge, Goldalming, Surrey, until her death in 1932.