'AUScook' rose Description
Photo courtesy of aprille
Red blend Shrub.Registration name:
AUScookExhibition name: Heather Austin
Shrub. English Rose Collection.
Deep pink. Red-purple. Strong, old rose fragrance. 50 petals. Medium to large, very full (41+ petals), cluster-flowered, in small clusters, cupped bloom form. Blooms in flushes throughout the season.
Medium, arching, upright, well-branched. Medium, glossy, medium green foliage.
Height: 3' to 6' (90 to 185cm). Width: 30" to 5' (75 to 150cm).
USDA zone 5b through 10b. Can be used for cut flower or garden.
European Union - Patent No: 2396 on 1 Sep 1997
Application No: 19961278 on 18 Nov 1996
Holder: David Austin Roses Ltd. Provisional designation: a/zia/89. Approved denomination: AUScook.
United States - Patent No: PP 10,618 VIEW USPTO PATENT
Internal breeder code: A-21A-089. No. 083 in the 1997 Monza Competition (Source: Website Roseto Niso Fumagalli.)
Arena Rose Co.'s Catalog 2000 says Heather Austin has large flowers of deep pink... The crepe-like petals are incurved to form a loose, yet deep, cup that hides numerous golden stamens...