David Austin's English Roses
(1993) Page(s) 38, 39. Includes photo(s).
Page 38: Polished leaves that are almost like those of a Hybrid Tea.
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(1993) Page(s) 83.
Description. Unique among English Roses in having Modern Rose parentage … [both] parents bear flowers characteristic of an Old Rose. Flowers: classic Old Rose shape, coppery apricot in color. Repeats. Named for a founder of the Industrial Revolution.
(1993) Page(s) 82. Includes photo(s).
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Page 83: Abraham Darby (AUScot) 1985. 'Yellow Cushion' (Floribunda) x 'Aloha'... The flowers are of classic Old Rose shape... the beautiful cupped blooms are coppery apricot with the outer petals turning more towards pink. The fragrance is strong... susceptible to a touch of rust... It was named after a founder of the Industrial Revolution for the Ironbridge George Museum Trust...
(1993) Page(s) 31.
the 'Aloha' strain [of English Roses]... have strong, bushy growth and rather heavy flowers of true Old Rose character... 'Charles Austin', 'Abraham Darby', and 'Golden Celebration'... all very fragrant...
(1993) Page(s) 126.
'Admired Miranda®' was an early English Rose with flowers of great beauty but an absence of vigor. (It has been discontinued.)
(1993) Page(s) 17. Includes photo(s).
(1993) Page(s) 27.
Page 27: Bred from 'New Dawn'. More of a short shrub than a Climbing Rose. It is as a shrub that Austin recommends it to his customers. And it has two other excellent qualities apart from its great vigor: its flowers are of true Old Rose formation and they are extremely fragrant.
(1993) Page(s) 83. Includes photo(s).
Description. 'Charles Austin' x Seedling (probably 'Wife of Bath'). [Austin lists it under the 'Wife of Bath' strain.]... a short, bushy little rose, particularly useful for smaller gardens... The flowers are medium-sized and apricot-pink in color, becoming a very soft pale pink towards the edges... named at the request of the BBC for their ever-popular radio serial "The Archers"... a tough, free-flowering and altogether trouble-free rose...
(1993) Page(s) 60. Includes photo(s).
As a hedge
(1993) Page(s) 18. Includes photo(s).