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'AUSimple' rose Description
'Skylark (shrub, Austin, 2007)' rose photo
Photo courtesy of Sue Taylor
Availability:
Commercially available
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HMF Ratings:
16 favorite votes.  
ARS:
Medium pink Shrub.
Registration name: AUSimple
Exhibition name: Skylark (shrub, Austin, 2007)
Origin:
Bred by David C. H. Austin (1926-2018) (United Kingdom, 1999).
Introduced in United Kingdom by David Austin Roses Limited (UK) in 2007 as 'Skylark'.
Class:
Shrub.   (Series: English Rose Collection)  
Bloom:
Deep pink.  Mild, apple, clove, musk, tea fragrance.  Medium, very full (41+ petals), cluster-flowered, in small clusters, cupped, old-fashioned bloom form.  Blooms in flushes throughout the season.  
Habit:
Short, bushy.  Medium, semi-glossy, dark green foliage.  

Height: up to 3' (up to 90cm).  Width: up to 28" (up to 70cm).
Growing:
USDA zone 6b through 9b (default).  Can be used for beds and borders, container rose, cut flower or garden.  
Patents:
Australia - Patent  on  20 Jan 2011
Application No: 2010/326  on  24 Dec 2010   VIEW PBR PATENT
‘AUSimple’ is the resultant seedling from a cross of two separate unnamed seedlings selected from the breeding facility of David Austin Roses in 1999. This seedling was first selected in July 2000 from which bud eyes were grafted onto Rosa laxa. Further selections took place in 2001, 2003, 2005 and 2006 with each selection trial material being taken from the preceding trial, and with each selection trial increasing the volume of plants up to 5,000 in 2006 prior to commercialisation in 2007.
 
New Zealand - Patent No: 30993  on  13 Jan 2014
Application No: ROS979  on  24 Jan 2012
Surrended Jan 26, 2016
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