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'Christopher Marlowe' rose Description
'Christopher Marlowe' rose photo
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Orange or orange-red Shrub.
Registration name: AUSjump
Exhibition name: Christopher Marlowe
Bred by David C. H. Austin (1926-2018) (United Kingdom, 2002).
Introduced in United Kingdom by David Austin Roses Limited (UK) in 2002 as 'Christopher Marlowe'.
Introduced in United States by Jackson & Perkins Co. in 2005 as 'Christopher Marlowe'.
Shrub.  English Rose Collection.  
Orange or orange-red.  Moderate fragrance.  41 petals.  Average diameter 3".  Large, very full (41+ petals), in small clusters bloom form.  Blooms in flushes throughout the season.  
Short, bushy, well-branched.  Medium, semi-glossy, dark green foliage.  
Height of up to 35" (up to 90 cm).  
USDA zone 5b through 9b.  Can be used for beds and borders, cut flower, garden, landscape or shrub.  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.  
Australia - Application No: 2003/063  on  2003   VIEW PBR PATENT
United States - Patent No: PP 14,943   VIEW USPTO PATENT
Application  on  8 Jul 2003
Registered with the American Rose Society February, 2005.
Some differences of opinion about parentage. Refer references