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'Princess Anne ®' rose Description
'Princess Anne ®' rose photo
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Medium pink Shrub.
Registration name: AUSkitchen
Exhibition name: Princess Anne ®
Bred by David C. H. Austin (1926-2018) (United Kingdom, before 2002).
Introduced in United Kingdom by David Austin Roses Limited (UK) in 2010 as 'Princess Anne'.
Shrub.   (Series: English Rose Collection)  
Begins deep pink, almost red, gradually aging to a pure deep pink with a hint of yellow on the underside. .  Mild to strong, tea rose fragrance.  85 petals.  Average diameter 3.5".  Medium to large, very full (41+ petals), in large clusters bloom form.  Blooms in flushes throughout the season.  Pointed, ovoid buds.  
Bushy, compact, upright.  Glossy, medium green foliage.  5 leaflets.  

Height: 3' (90cm).  Width: up to 28" (up to 70cm).
Can be used for beds and borders, container rose, cut flower, garden or hedge.  Hardy.  Disease susceptibility: very disease resistant.  
Australia - Patent  on  19 Mar 2014
Application No: 2014/025  on  7 Feb 2014   VIEW PBR PATENT
In 2002, an unnamed seedling was selected to be the mother and an unnamed seedling to be the father. The resulting seed was sown in January 2003, resulting in a number of seedlings. The best of these seedlings was then selected. From this plant, in July 2003, 8 buds were taken and grafted (using the 'T'-budding method) onto Laxa root-stock outdoors. The following year, in 2004, the variety was considered good enough to be increased by grafting to 30 plants. Two years later, in 2006, the increase was up to 200 plants, and two years after that, in 2008, it was increased to 1,500 and then up to 5,000 in 2009, sufficient budding for a commercial introduction in the UK in 2010. Breeder: David Austin Roses Limited, Wolverhampton, UK
New Zealand - Patent No: 32395  on  30 May 2016
Application No: ROS1017  on  25 Nov 2014
United States - Patent No: PP 23,099  on  9 Oct 2012   VIEW USPTO PATENT
Application No: 13/065,165  on  13 Oct 2010
Inventors: Austin; David C. H. (Wolverhampton, GB)
This invention relates to a new and distinct variety of shrub rose plant named ‘AUSkitchen’, which was originated by crossing two unnamed, unpatented varieties of Rosa hybrida. ...The following description is of 1 year-old rose plants of the new variety grown outdoors in Albrighton, Britain in the month of August.