'Olivia Rose Austin' rose Description
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Shrub. English Rose Collection.
Pink. Strong, fruity fragrance. up to 90 petals. Average diameter 3.5". Medium to large, very full (41+ petals), cupped, rosette bloom form. Blooms in flushes throughout the season.
Height of up to 3' (up to 90 cm). Width of up to 30" (up to 75 cm).
USDA zone 5a through 10a. Disease susceptibility: very disease resistant.
United States - Patent No: PP 27,365 on 15 Nov 2016 VIEW USPTO PATENT
Application No: 14/545,309 on 20 Apr 2015
This invention relates to a new and distinct variety of shrub rose plant named `AUSmixture`, which was originated from the cross-pollination of the two `unnamed` and unpatented seedlings of Rosa hybrida...The following description is of 5-year-old trial rose plants of the new variety grown in a garden environment in Albrighton, Britain in the month of June.
Michael Marriott, the technical manager of David Austin, states that 'Olivia Rose Austin' took 9-10 years to develop from the original cross. It is named after the daughter (b. 1995) of David Austin, Jr.