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'AUSwife' rose Description
'The Wife of Bath' rose photo
Photo courtesy of Marina's Garden. Crawfordville, FL
Availability:
Commercially available
HMF Ratings:
55 favorite votes.  
Average rating: GOOD+.  
ARS:
Pink blend, medium pink Shrub.
Registration name: The Wife of Bath
Exhibition name: Wife of Bath ®
Origin:
Bred by David C. H. Austin (1926-2018) (United Kingdom, 1969).
Class:
Shrub.   (Series: English Rose Collection)  
Bloom:
Rose-pink, blush reverse, blush outer petals. [Pink.]  Mild to strong, strong, myrrh fragrance.  up to 55 petals.  Average diameter 4".  Small to medium, very full (41+ petals), cluster-flowered, in small clusters, cupped, old-fashioned bloom form.  Blooms in flushes throughout the season.  Medium buds.  
Habit:
Bushy.  Small, medium green foliage.  

Height: 32" to 4' (80 to 120cm).  Width: up to 3' (up to 90cm).
Growing:
USDA zone 6b through 10b.  Can be used for beds and borders, container rose, cut flower or garden.  
Patents:
Patent status unknown (to HelpMeFind).
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