'Noble Antony' rose Description
Photo courtesy of Tony R
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Medium red Shrub.Registration name: AUSwayExhibition name:
Shrub. 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 of 3' to 5' (90 to 150 cm). Width of 3' to 5' (90 to 150 cm).
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.