'Sir Edward Elgar' rose Description
Photo courtesy of Aurelija D.
Medium red Shrub.Registration name: AUSprimaExhibition name:
Sir Edward Elgar
Shrub. English Rose Collection.
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.
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).
USDA zone 5b through 10b.
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.