'Darcey Bussell' rose Description
Photo courtesy of Françoise Begasse de Dhaem
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Red blend Shrub.Registration name: AUSdecorumExhibition name:
Shrub. English Rose Collection.
Red blend. Moderate fragrance. up to 80 petals. Average diameter 4". Large, very full (41+ petals), cluster-flowered, in small clusters, old-fashioned bloom form. Blooms in flushes throughout the season.
Medium, bushy. Medium, matte, medium green foliage.
Height of 3' to 5' (90 to 150 cm).
USDA zone 5b through 11. Can be used for beds and borders, container rose, cut flower, garden or shrub. 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.
Australia - Application No: 2008/097 on 2008 VIEW PBR PATENT
New Zealand - Patent No: 2911 on 2 Jun 2010
Application No: ROS947
United States - Patent No: PP 18,717 VIEW USPTO PATENT
Marnie Mercedes Darcey Pemberton Crittle (b. April 27, 1969 London), English ballerina ("Dame Darcey Andrea Bussell") active until 2007