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'Mortimer Sackler' rose Description
'Mortimer Sackler' rose photo
Photo courtesy of Heirloom Roses, Inc. (USA)
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Light pink Shrub.
Registration name: AUSorts
Exhibition name: Mortimer Sackler
Bred by David C. H. Austin (1926-2018) (United Kingdom, 2002).
Introduced in United Kingdom by David Austin Roses Limited (UK) in 2002 as 'Mortimer Sackler'.
Climber.  English Rose Collection.  
Light pink.  Moderate fragrance.  41 petals.  Average diameter 2.75".  Large, very full (41+ petals), cluster-flowered, in large clusters bloom form.  Blooms in flushes throughout the season.  
Tall, spreading, thornless (or almost), upright, well-branched.  Large, semi-glossy, dark green foliage.  
Height of 5' to 12' (150 to 365 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.  
Climbing rose up to 12 feet and can be used all so as a shrub of 5-6 feet.
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