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'St. Cecilia ®' rose Description
'St. Cecilia ® (Shrub, Austin, 1987)' rose photo
Photo courtesy of Veronique Malouin's Rose Garden
Availability:
Commercially available
Synonyms:
HMF Ratings:
55 favorite votes.  
Average rating: EXCELLENT-.  
ARS:
Light pink Shrub.
Registration name: AUSmit
Exhibition name: St. Cecilia ®
Origin:
Bred by David C. H. Austin (United Kingdom, 1987).
Class:
Shrub.  English Rose Collection.  
Bloom:
Light pink.  Strong, myrrh fragrance.  Medium, cupped bloom form.  Blooms in flushes throughout the season.  
Habit:
Height of 3' to 6' (90 to 185 cm).  Width of 30" to 3' (75 to 90 cm).
Growing:
USDA zone 4b through 10b.  
Patents:
Australia - Application No: 1992/061  on  22 Apr 1992   VIEW PBR PATENT
Synonym: St Cecilia. Applicant: David Austin Roses Ltd.
 
New Zealand - Patent No: 574  on  1 Jul 1991
Notes:
Some disagreement about parentage (see References)
http://item.rakuten.co.jp/baranoie/c/0000000192 states parentage as 'Wife of Bath' x seedling of 'Wife of Bath'.
Zone information from site user R. Sauder (see Comments)