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'Summer Song' rose Description
'Summer Song (shrub, Austin, 2005)' rose photo
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Orange blend Shrub.
Registration name: AUStango
Exhibition name: Summer Song
Bred by David C. H. Austin (1926-2018) (United Kingdom, before 2005).
Introduced in United Kingdom by David Austin Roses Limited (UK) in 2005 as 'Summer Song'.
Shrub.  English Rose Collection.  
Orange blend.  Strong, fruity, tea fragrance.  Average diameter 3.75".  Large, very full (41+ petals), cluster-flowered, in small clusters, old-fashioned bloom form.  Blooms in flushes throughout the season.  
Tall, bushy, upright.  Medium, semi-glossy, dark green foliage.  
Height of 4' (120 cm).  Width of 3' (90 cm).
USDA zone 6b through 9b (default).  Can be used for cut flower, garden or hedge.  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: 2007/098  on  2007   VIEW PBR PATENT
New Zealand - Patent No: 2908  on  2 Jun 2010
Application No: ROS937
United States - Patent No: PP 17,553  on  3 Apr 2007   VIEW USPTO PATENT
Application  on  31 Oct 2005