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'The Ancient Mariner' rose Description
'The Ancient Mariner' rose photo
Photo courtesy of Rose Selavy
Availability:
Commercially available
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HMF Ratings:
24 favorite votes.  
Average rating: EXCELLENT-.  
Origin:
Bred by David C. H. Austin (1926-2018) (United Kingdom, before 2011).
Introduced in United Kingdom by David Austin Roses Limited (UK) in 2015 as 'The Ancient Mariner'.
Class:
Shrub.   (Series: English Rose Collection)  
Bloom:
Pink, lighter edges.  Strong, myrrh fragrance.  up to 160 petals.  Average diameter 3.5".  Large, very full (41+ petals), cluster-flowered, cupped bloom form.  Blooms in flushes throughout the season.  Wide oval buds.  
Habit:
Glossy, medium green foliage.  5 leaflets.  

Height: up to 5' (up to 150cm).  Width: up to 3' (up to 90cm).
Patents:
United States - Patent No: PP 30,086  on  15 Jan 2019   VIEW USPTO PATENT
Application No: 14/999,440  on  4 May 2016
Inventors: Austin; David J. C. (Wolverhampton, GB)
This invention relates to a new and distinct variety of shrub rose plant named `AUSoutcry`, which was originated from the cross-pollination of the two `unnamed` and unpatented seedlings of Rosa hybrida. .... the maternal parent has more sprawling, uneven growth habit and produces fewer petals ... the paternal parent has a shorter, although upright, growth habit and produces fewer petals. ... description is of a 5 year-old rose plant of the new variety grown in a garden environment in Albrighton, Britain
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