'AUSwest' rose Description
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Apricot or apricot blend Shrub.Registration name:
AUSwestExhibition name: Carding Mill ™
Shrub. English Rose Collection.
Apricot or apricot blend. Moderate, myrrh fragrance. 80 petals. Average diameter 3". Large, very full (41+ petals), in small clusters, globular, ruffled bloom form. Blooms in flushes throughout the season.
Medium, bushy, rounded. Medium, semi-glossy, medium green foliage.
Height of up to 4' (up to 120 cm). Width of up to 3' (up to 90 cm).
USDA zone 6b through 9b (default). Can be used for cut flower, garden, landscape or shrub. Very vigorous. Remove spent blooms to encourage re-bloom. Spring Pruning: Remove old canes and dead or diseased wood and cut back canes that cross. In warmer climates, cut back the remaining canes by about one-third. In colder areas, you'll probably find you'll have to prune a little more than that.