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'Lichfield Angel' rose Description
'Lichfield Angel' rose photo
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White, near white or white blend Shrub.
Registration name: AUSrelate
Exhibition name: Lichfield Angel
Bred by David C. H. Austin (1926-2018) (United Kingdom, 1999).
Introduced in United Kingdom by David Austin Roses Limited (UK) in 2006 as 'Lichfield Angel'.
Shrub.   (Series: English Rose Collection)  
Peach - pink, ages to cream .  None to mild, clove fragrance.  95 to 110 petals.  Average diameter 3.5".  Medium to large, very full (41+ petals), in small clusters, cupped, old-fashioned, rosette, scalloped bloom form.  Blooms in flushes throughout the season.  Pointed, ovoid buds.  
Medium, bushy, rounded.  Medium, semi-glossy, medium green foliage.  5 to 7 leaflets.  

Height: up to 47" (up to 120cm).  Width: up to 39" (up to 100cm).
USDA zone 6b through 9b (default).  Can be used for beds and borders, container rose, cut flower or garden.  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: AU4259P  on  25 May 2011
Application No: 2009/033  on  6 Mar 2009   VIEW PBR PATENT
‘unnamed seedling’ x ‘unnamed seedling’ in 1998. The 8 chosen best were grafted onto Lax root-stock outdoors in July 1999. In 2000, the variety was selected and increasingly multiplied upto 2005. Commercial introduction and sales took place in UK in 2006. Breeder, David Austin, UK.
First sold in UK in May 2006.
European Union - Patent  on  2006
United Kingdom - Patent  on  2007
United States - Patent No: PP 18,702  on  1 Apr 2008   VIEW USPTO PATENT
Application No: 11/635,429  on  6 Dec 2006