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'The Pilgrim ®' rose Description
'The Pilgrim ®' rose photo
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Medium yellow Shrub.
Registration name: AUSwalker
Exhibition name: The Pilgrim ®
Bred by David C. H. Austin (1926-2018) (United Kingdom, before 1991).
Shrub.   (Series: English Rose Collection)  
Yellow, lighter outer petals.  Mild, spice, tea fragrance.  up to 170 petals.  Average diameter 2.75".  Medium, very full (41+ petals), borne mostly solitary, in small clusters, cupped-to-flat, rosette bloom form.  Blooms in flushes throughout the season.  Pointed, ovoid, rounded buds.  
Upright.  7 leaflets.  

Height: 42" to 10' (105 to 305cm).  Width: 5' (150cm).
USDA zone 5b through 10b.  Can be trained as a climber.  Disease susceptibility: susceptible to Mildew.  
Australia - Application No: 1995/147  on  1995   VIEW PBR PATENT
European Union - Patent No: 329  on  2 Aug 1996
Application No: 19950459  on  24 Jul 1995
First commercialisation in EU: May 1, 1995; outside EU: 01/01/1993
expiry of protection on September 1, 2016.
New Zealand - Patent No: 958  on  19 May 1995
United States - Patent No: PP 8,678  on  12 Apr 1994   VIEW USPTO PATENT
Application No: 07/954,960  on  30 Sep 1992
Observations made from specimens grown in a garden environment in Albrighton, Wolverhampton, England in August 1991.
Josef Distl grows this rose in Germany where it is called Gartenarchitekt Günther Schulze, named for the designer of the display gardens at Rosen Jensen at Glücksburg, Germany.