'St. Swithun ™' rose References
Website/Catalog (2018) Includes photo(s).
(Auswith) St. Swithun
A tall, vigorous climber bearing very large, saucer-like blooms, each packed with over one hundred frilly petals. They are a pure soft pink, paling to blush towards the edges, and are complemented by plentiful greyish-green foliage. There is a medium-strong myrrh scent. Davidﾠ Austin, 1993. [...]
Named after St. Swithun, Bishop of Winchester, to commemorate the 900th anniversary of the consecration of Winchester Cathedral.
Website/Catalog (22 Dec 1998) Page(s) 39. Includes photo(s).
St. Swithun (AUSwith) English Rose. Austin 1993. Description... large open cups of soft pink petals that unfurl from a central button... Austin notes that St. Swithun (b. 825 AD) is the patron saint of Winchester Cathedral and that, accoring to legend, the prevailing weather on his Feast Day, July 15th, will continue for the next forty days. Commemorates the 900th anniversary of Winchester Cathedral...
Website/Catalog (24 Oct 1998) Page(s) 23. Includes photo(s).
Book (1998) Page(s) 14.
AUSwith Shrub, pale pink, 1994, (St. Swithun™); 'Mary Rose' x Seedling; Austin, David. Description.
Book (1993) Page(s) 126.
'Mary Rose' x ('Chaucer' x 'Conrad Ferdinand Meyer'), 1993. Description. Soft pink. Named for St. Swithun (b. 852 AD), the patron saint of Winchester Cathedral.
Book (1993) Page(s) 241. Includes photo(s).
St. Swithuns English Rose. Austin (Britain) 1993. Description... Good disease resistance...
Website/Catalog Page(s) 23. Includes photo(s).