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'Wild Edric' rose Description
'Wild Edric' rose photo
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Deep pink Shrub.
Registration name: AUShedge
Exhibition name: Wild Edric
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 'Wild Edric'.
Hybrid Rugosa, Shrub.  
Deep pink, mauve shading, purple shading, yellow stamens.  Strong fragrance.  Average diameter 3.75".  Medium to large, double (17-25 petals), cluster-flowered, in small clusters, cupped bloom form.  Blooms in flushes throughout the season.  
Medium, armed with thorns / prickles, bushy.  Medium, matte, dark green foliage.  

Height: up to 47" (up to 120cm).  
USDA zone 6b through 9b (default).  Can be used for beds and borders, cut flower, garden, hedge or shrub.  Vigorous.  drought resistant.  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.  
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