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'Sir Edward Elgar' rose Description
'Sir Edward Elgar' rose photo
Photo courtesy of InlandEmpire
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Commercially available
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HMF Ratings:
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ARS:
Medium red Shrub.
Registration name: AUSprima
Exhibition name: Sir Edward Elgar
Origin:
Bred by David C. H. Austin (1926-2018) (United Kingdom, before 1991).
Introduced in United Kingdom by David Austin Roses Limited (UK) in 1992.
Class:
Shrub.  English Rose Collection.  
Bloom:
Red.  Strong, tea rose fragrance.  65 to 75 petals.  Average diameter 2.5".  Medium, very full (41+ petals), borne mostly solitary, in small clusters, cupped-to-flat bloom form.  Blooms in flushes throughout the season.  Pointed, ovoid, rounded buds.  
Habit:
Medium, dark green, leathery foliage.  5 leaflets.  
Height of 3' to 42" (90 to 105 cm).  Width of 2' to 4' (60 to 120 cm).
Growing:
USDA zone 5b through 10b.  
Patents:
European Union - Patent No: 335  on  2 Aug 1996
Application No: 19950468  on  24 Jul 1995
First commercialisation in EU: May 1, 1992; outside EU: 01/01/1994.
Protection terminated on October 16, 2000.
 
United States - Patent No: PP 8,670  on  5 Apr 1994   VIEW USPTO PATENT
Application No: 07/954,883  on  30 Sep 1992
Observations made from specimens grown in a garden environment at Albrighton, Wolverhampton, England in August 1991.
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