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'AUSpero' rose Description
'Prospero ®' rose photo
Photo courtesy of Kseniya K
Availability:
Commercially available
Synonyms:
HMF Ratings:
63 favorite votes.  
Average rating: EXCELLENT-.  
ARS:
Dark red Shrub.
Registration name: AUSpero
Exhibition name: Prospero ®
Origin:
Bred by David C. H. Austin (1926-2018) (United Kingdom, 1982).
Class:
Shrub.   (Series: English Rose Collection)  
Bloom:
Crimson and purple.  Strong fragrance.  40 petals.  Large, cluster-flowered, in small clusters bloom form.  Blooms in flushes throughout the season.  
Habit:

Height: 3' to 4' (90 to 120cm).  Width: up to 4' (up to 120cm).
Growing:
USDA zone 5b through 10b.  Disease susceptibility: mildew resistant.  
Patents:
Patent status unknown (to HelpMeFind).
Notes:
On 1 November 1611 Shakespeare's romantic comedy, The Tempest, was first presented at Whitehall Palace. 'Prospero' is named for one of the characters in the play, the right Duke of Milan.
 
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