'Lady Emma Hamilton' rose Description
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Orange or orange-red Shrub.Registration name: AUSbrotherExhibition name:
Lady Emma Hamilton
Shrub. (Series: English Rose Collection)
Orange, light yellow undertones, light yellow reverse. Strong, fruity, geranium, tea fragrance. up to 46 petals. Average diameter 3.5". Large, very full (41+ petals), in small clusters, cupped, globular, old-fashioned bloom form. Blooms in flushes throughout the season. Pointed, ovoid buds.
Medium, bushy. Medium green, leathery foliage. 5 to 7 leaflets.
Height: up to 4' (up to 120cm). Width: up to 3' (up to 90cm).
USDA zone 5b through 9b. Can be used for cut flower, garden 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.
United States - Patent No: PP 17,709 on 8 May 2007 VIEW USPTO PATENT
Application No: 11/250,602 on 13 Oct 2005
The present invention relates to a new and distinct variety of a shrub rose plant named `AUSbrother` which was originated by me by crossing an unnamed, unpatented seedling with an unnamed, unpatented seedling....Observations made from plants asexually reproduced by budding, commencing at one year of age grown in a garden environment at Albrighton, England.
Named for Admiral Lord Nelson's lover. Lady Emma Hamilton was released on the 200th anniversary of the Battle of Trafalgar, the pivotal naval battle of the 19th century Napoleonic Wars that cemented Great Britain's naval supremacy for a century but at the cost of Admiral Lord Nelson's life.