'Noble Antony' rose Description
Photo courtesy of Woodbury, Celeste
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Medium red Shrub.Registration name: AUSwayExhibition name:
Shrub. (Series: English Rose Collection)
Red. Flowers deep magenta. Strong, sweet fragrance. 85 to 90 petals. Average diameter 3.5". Medium to large, very full (41+ petals), borne mostly solitary, in small clusters, old-fashioned, reflexed, rounded bloom form. Blooms in flushes throughout the season. Small buds.
Medium, bushy, thornless (or almost). Medium, semi-glossy, dark green, leathery foliage. 5 leaflets.
Height: 3' to 5' (90 to 150cm). Width: 3' to 5' (90 to 150cm).
USDA zone 6b through 9b (default). Can be used for beds and borders, cut flower or garden. Benefits from winter protection in colder climates. Disease susceptibility: susceptible to blackspot . 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: 1999/116 on 1999 VIEW PBR PATENT
European Union - Patent No: 1523 on 16 Dec 1996
Application No: 19950465 on 24 Jul 1995
Holder: David Austin Roses Ltd. Denomination approved: AUSWAY.
First commercialisation in EU: May 1, 1995; outside EU: August 1, 1993.
Expiry of protection on 31/12/2021.
United States - Patent No: PP 10,779 on 9 Feb 1999 VIEW USPTO PATENT
Application No: 08/788,553 on 24 Jan 1997
Observations made from specimens grown in a garden environment at Albrighton, Wolverhampton, England in July 1993.