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'AUSrapper' rose Description
'William and Catherine' rose photo
Photo courtesy of Johno
Availability:
Commercially available
Synonyms:
HMF Ratings:
18 favorite votes.  
Average rating: EXCELLENT-.  
Origin:
Bred by David C. H. Austin (1926-2018) (United Kingdom, before 2010).
Introduced in United Kingdom by David Austin Roses Limited (UK) in 2011 as 'William and Catherine'.
Class:
Shrub.   (Series: English Rose Collection)  
Bloom:
Light apricot, ages to white .  Moderate, myrrh fragrance.  Very full (41+ petals), button-eye, cupped bloom form.  Blooms in flushes throughout the season.  
Habit:
Bushy, upright.  

Height: up to 4' (up to 120cm).  Width: up to 3' (up to 90cm).
Growing:
Can be used for beds and borders.  
Patents:
European Union - Application No: 2011/2134  on  7 Sep 2011
 
United States - Patent No: PP 61,359  on  7 Mar 2013   VIEW USPTO PATENT
Application No: 13/506'561  on  7 Sep 2011
Inventor: Austin; David C.H., Wolverhampton, GB
This invention relates to a new and distinct variety of shrub rose plant named `AUSrapper`, which was originated from the cross-pollination of the two `unnamed` seedlings of Rosa hybrida.
Notes:
Honouring the Royal Wedding of Prince William and Catherine (Middleton), Duchess of Cambridge on April 29th, 2011.