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'Lady of Megginch' rose Description
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Deep pink Shrub.
Registration name: AUSvolume
Exhibition name: Lady of Megginch
Bred by David C. H. Austin (1926-2018) (United Kingdom, 1998).
Introduced in United Kingdom by David Austin Roses Limited (UK) in 2006 as 'Lady of Megginch'.
Shrub.   (Series: English Rose Collection)  
Deep pink.  Strong, fruity, old rose, raspberry fragrance.  100 to 130 petals.  Average diameter 4".  Large, very full (41+ petals), in small clusters, cupped-to-flat, old-fashioned, reflexed bloom form.  Blooms in flushes throughout the season.  Wide oval buds.  
Medium, bushy.  Medium, semi-glossy, medium green foliage.  5 to 7 leaflets.  

Height: up to 47" (up to 120cm).  Width: up to 3' (up to 90cm).
USDA zone 6b through 9b (default).  Can be used for beds and borders, cut flower, garden or shrub.  Vigorous.  Protect tender new spring growth from hard freezes that may cause canker, die-back and death of the plant. .  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.  Remove old canes and dead or diseased wood..  
Australia - Patent No: AU4258P  on  25 May 2011
Application No: 2009/034  on  6 Mar 2009   VIEW PBR PATENT
‘unnamed seedling’ x ‘unnamed seedling’ in 1998. In July 1999 best of the progenies was chosen for further trial and development and grafted onto Lax root-stock outdoors. In 2000-2005 the variety was increased and introduced and commercialised in UK in 2006. Breeder: David Austin, UK
First sold in UK May 2006
European Union - Patent  on  2006
United Kingdom - Patent  on  2006
United States - Patent No: PP 18,710  on  7 Apr 2008   VIEW USPTO PATENT
Application No: 11/635,213  on  6 Dec 2006
The present invention relates to a new and distinct variety of a shrub rose plant named `AUSvolume` which was originated by me by crossing an unnamed, unpatented seedling with an unnamed, unpatented seedling.