'Molineux' rose Description
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Deep yellow Shrub.Registration name: AUSmol
Shrub. English Rose Collection.
Deep yellow. Mild, opinions vary fragrance. 110 to 120 petals. Average diameter 2.75". Medium, very full (41+ petals), in small clusters, old-fashioned, rosette bloom form. Blooms in flushes throughout the season. Pointed, ovoid, rounded buds.
Thornless (or almost). Large, leathery foliage. 5 leaflets.
Height of 2' to 3' (60 to 90 cm).
USDA zone 5b through 10b. Can be used for beds and borders, container rose, cut flower or garden. Requires spring freeze protection (see glossary - Spring freeze protection) . Can be grown in the ground or in a container (container requires winter protection).
Australia - Application No: 1998/083 on 1998 VIEW PBR PATENT
European Union - Patent No: 337 on 2 Aug 1996
Application No: 19950471 on 24 Jul 1995
First commercialisation in EU: May 1, 1995.
Expiry of protection on June 1, 2019.
United States - Patent No: PP 9,524 on 30 Apr 1996 VIEW USPTO PATENT
Application No: 08/404,160 on 14 Mar 1995
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Although the name of this rose sounds like it must be French, it's actually the named after David Austin's favorite soccer team's (Wolverhampton Wanderers Football Club) football ground (Molineux) in Wolverhampton.