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'Strawberry Hill' rose Description
'Strawberry Hill' rose photo
Photo courtesy of Beth's Northern CA Rose Garden
Availability:
Commercially available
Synonyms:
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Average rating: EXCELLENT-.  
ARS:
Light pink Shrub.
Registration name: AUSrimini
Exhibition name: Strawberry Hill
Origin:
Bred by David C. H. Austin (1926-2018) (United Kingdom, 1998).
Introduced in United Kingdom by David Austin Roses Limited (UK) in 2006 as 'Strawberry Hill'.
Class:
Climber, Shrub.   (Series: English Rose Collection)  
Bloom:
Light pink.  Strong, myrrh fragrance.  55 to 120 petals.  Average diameter 3.5".  Large, very full (41+ petals), cluster-flowered, in small clusters, cupped, old-fashioned bloom form.  Blooms in flushes throughout the season.  Medium, pointed, ovoid buds.  
Habit:
Medium, bushy, climbing, upright.  Medium, semi-glossy, dark green foliage.  5 to 7 leaflets.  

Height: 8'2" to 9'10" (250 to 300cm).  Width: up to 47" (up to 120cm).
Growing:
USDA zone 6b through 9b (default).  Can be used for beds and borders, container rose, cut flower or garden.  Very vigorous.  
Patents:
Australia - Patent No: AU4257P  on  25 May 2011
Application No: 2009/035  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
 
Canada - Patent No: 4749  on  17 Mar 2014
Application No: 06-5670  on  17 Nov 2006
'Ausrimini' originated at Bowling Green Lane, Albrighton, England, in 2001. 'Ausrimini' was produced by normal sexual hybridization of two unnamed parent varieties. It was selected by the breeder as it forms a good, branching shrub that is healthy and repeat flowers extremely well.
 
European Union - Patent  on  2006
 
United Kingdom - Patent  on  2007
 
United States - Patent No: PP 18,716  on  8 Apr 2008   VIEW USPTO PATENT
Application No: 11/635,214  on  6 Dec 2006
Notes:
Horace Walpole (September 24, 1717 London - March 2, 1797 London), 4th Earl of Orford, had his mansion "Strawberry Hill" at Twickenham near London built in stages 1749-1776.