Australia - Patent No: AU3254P on 19 Feb 2007
Application No: 2002/073 on 25 Mar 2002 VIEW PBR PATENT
in 1991 seed parent, an unnamed seedling, crossed with pollen parent ‘Ausgold’. The seeds produced were sown Jan 1992 (Northern Hemisphere). From this seedling population, the best seedling was selected from which six buds were grafted to ‘Laxa’ rootstock. This seedling (to be known as ‘Ausquest’) was further trialled and in 1994 selected for multiplication. Bud grafting was conducted each year to produce approximately 5000 plants by 1998
First sold in UK in May 2000.
New Zealand - Patent on 2001
South Africa - Application on 2003
United Kingdom - Patent on 2001
United States - Patent No: PP 14,092 on 26 Aug 2003 VIEW USPTO PATENT
Application No: 10/032,268 on 20 Dec 2001
The present invention relates to a new and distinct variety of rose plant of the shrub class which was originated by me by crossing an unnamed seedling, with the variety `AUSgold`, (U.S. Plant Pat. No. 8,688).