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'AUSwife' rose References
Website/Catalog  (20 Jul 2014)  
Registered Name: 'The Wife of Bath'
Synonyms: 'Auswife'
ARS Approved Exhibition Name: Wife of Bath
S, pb, 1969, Austin, David; flowers deep rose-pink, reverse blush, outer petals fading blush, small to medium, very full, cupped, borne in clusters, intense, myrrh fragrance; recurrent; foliage small, medium green; bushy, twiggy (3 ft.) growth. [Mme Caroline Testout × (Ma Perkins × Constance Spry)]. Roses in Review: Garden Rating: 7.7 Exhibition Rating:
Book  (Apr 2001)  Page(s) 96.  
Wife of Bath see 'The Wife of Bath'
Book  (2000)  Page(s) 593.  Includes photo(s).
‘The Wife of Bath’/’Wife of Bath’/AUSbath: Moderne - Arbuste - tons roses, remontant. Plus connu sous le nom de ‘Wife of Bath’.. Austin, UK, 1969.
Book  (1999)  Page(s) 223.  
Wife of Bath [one of the 200 roses the author recommends]
Book  (Nov 1998)  Page(s) 86.  Includes photo(s).
Website/Catalog  (24 Oct 1998)  Page(s) 28.  Includes photo(s).
Book  (1997)  Page(s) 34.  
Wife of Bath has a growth habit that is similar to a floribunda... produces soft pink, luscious blooms almost continuously... easier [than other English Roses] to integrate with companion perennials and other roses...
Book  (Jul 1996)  Page(s) 140.  Includes photo(s).
Wife of Bath one of the original English Roses... Description... medium-sized, pink, cupped
Book  (Mar 1995)  Page(s) 158, 159.  Includes photo(s).
Page 158: The Wife of Bath Austin (England) 1969. English Rose. Description... a tough little rose... plain pink...
Page 159: [Photo]
Book  (Apr 1993)  Page(s) 603.  
[Listed as 'The Wife of Bath'], Shrub, pink blend, 1969; 'Mme. Caroline Testout' x ('Ma Perkins' x 'Constance Spry'); Austin, D. Flowers deep rose-pink, reverse blush, semi-double, cupped, medium; very fragrant; foliage small; repeat bloom.
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