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'Young Lycidas' rose Description
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Deep pink Shrub.
Registration name: AUSvibrant
Exhibition name: Young Lycidas
Bred by David C. H. Austin (1926-2018) (United Kingdom, 2000).
Introduced in United Kingdom by David Austin Roses Limited (UK) in 2008 as 'Young Lycidas'.
Introduced in United States by David Austin Roses Limited (USA) in 2010 as 'Young Lycidas'.
Shrub.   (Series: English Rose Collection)  
Deep pink.  Strong fragrance.  Average diameter 4".  Large, very full (41+ petals), cluster-flowered, in small clusters, old-fashioned bloom form.  Prolific, blooms in flushes throughout the season.  Medium buds.  
Medium, arching, bushy.  Medium, semi-glossy, medium green foliage.  5 leaflets.  

Height: up to 43" (up to 110cm).  
Can be used for cut flower or garden.  
Australia - Patent No: AU5306P  on  23 Feb 2017
Application No: 2012/030  on  9 Feb 2012   VIEW PBR PATENT
In 2000 an unnamed seedling was selected to be the mother and an unnamed seedling was selected to be the father. The resulting seed was sown in January 2001, resulting in a number of seedlings. The best of these seedlings was then chosen for further trial and development. From this plant, in July 2001, 8 buds were taken and grafted (using the 'T'-budding method) onto Laxa root-stock outdoors. The following year, in 2002, the variety was considered good enough to be increased by grafting to 30 plants. These plants were observed in 2003 and in the following year, in 2004, the increase was up to 200, and two years after that, in 2006, it was increased to 1,500 and up to 5,000 in 2007, sufficient for budding for a commercial introduction in the UK in 2008. Breeder: David Austin Roses Limited, Wolverhampton, UK.
New Zealand - Patent No: 31123  on  23 Jul 2014
Application No: ROS997  on  12 Dec 2012
United States - Patent No: PP 20,960  on  27 Apr 2010   VIEW USPTO PATENT
Application No: 12/381,337  on  11 Mar 2009
This invention relates to a new and distinct variety of shrub rose plant named `AUSvibrant`, which was originated by crossing two unnamed, unpatented varieties of Rosa hybrida....description is of 2-year-old rose plants of the new variety grown outdoors in Albrighton, Britain in the month of August.