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'Port Sunlight' rose Description
'Port Sunlight' rose photo
Photo courtesy of JeanClaudeH
Availability:
Commercially available
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HMF Ratings:
26 favorite votes.  
Average rating: EXCELLENT-.  
ARS:
Apricot or apricot blend Shrub.
Registration name: AUSlofty
Exhibition name: Port Sunlight
Origin:
Bred by David C. H. Austin (1926-2018) (United Kingdom, before 2007).
Introduced in United Kingdom by David Austin Roses Limited (UK) in 2007 as 'Port Sunlight'.
Class:
Shrub.  English Rose Collection.  
Bloom:
Apricot blend.  None / no, tea fragrance.  Average diameter 3.5".  Medium, very full (41+ petals), borne mostly solitary, old-fashioned bloom form.  Blooms in flushes throughout the season.  
Habit:
Tall, climbing, upright.  
Height of up to 4' 11" (up to 150 cm).  
Growing:
USDA zone 6b through 9b (default).  Can be used for cut flower, garden, landscape or shrub.  Vigorous.  can be grown as a shrub.  can be trained as a climber.  
Patents:
United States - Patent No: PP 19,875  on  31 Mar 2009   VIEW USPTO PATENT
Application No: 12/001,101  on  10 Dec 2007
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