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'Noble Antony' rose Description
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Medium red Shrub.
Registration name: AUSway
Exhibition name: Noble Antony
Bred by David C. H. Austin (1926-2018) (United Kingdom, before 1993).
Introduced in United Kingdom by David Austin Roses Limited (UK) in 1995.
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, few or no prickles/thorns.  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.