'Falstaff' rose References
Website/Catalog (2018) Includes photo(s).
'Falstaff' bears large, shallowly cupped blooms of rich, dark crimson, which eventually turn a wonderful shade of rich purple. They are of exquisite form and quality, packed with numerous petals which interfold at the centre. This helps to create a lovely, glowing effect within an enclosed saucer of outer petals. There is a powerful Old Rose fragrance. [...]
Named for the well-loved Shakespearean character, who was the faithful companion of Prince Hal (the future Henry V).
Book (2006) Page(s) 68.
National Rose Trial Ground awards for roses on trial July 2002 to May 2004.
Certificate of Merit awarded to 'Falstaff' a climber from David Austin.
Article (magazine) (Dec 2000) Page(s) 135.
AUSverse Shrub, 2000... dark crimson changing to rich purple... Parentage: Seedling (red English shrub) x Seedling (pink English shrub); Austin, David; David Austin Roses, Ltd., 1999.
Article (magazine) (Apr 2000) Page(s) 42.
Ausverse; Shrub; Dark red; David Austin; David Austin Roses, Ltd.; RNRS.