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'Charlotte' rose Description
'Charlotte (shrub, Austin before 1992)' rose photo
Photo courtesy of Woodbury, Celeste
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Light yellow Shrub.
Registration name: AUSpoly
Bred by David C. H. Austin (1926-2018) (United Kingdom, before 1992).
Introduced in United Kingdom by David Austin Roses Limited (UK) in 1994 as 'Charlotte'.
Shrub.   (Series: English Rose Collection)  
Yellow, orange shading.  Moderate fragrance.  100 petals.  Average diameter 3.25".  Medium, very full (41+ petals), in small clusters bloom form.  Blooms in flushes throughout the season.  Pointed, ovoid buds.  
Leathery foliage.  7 leaflets.  

Height: 3' to 6' (90 to 185cm).  Width: 4' to 5' (120 to 150cm).
USDA zone 5b through 10b.  Disease susceptibility: susceptible to blackspot , susceptible to Mildew.  Requires spring freeze protection (see glossary - Spring freeze protection) .  Can be grown in the ground or in a container (container requires winter protection).  
European Union - Patent No: 340  on  2 Aug 1996
Application No: 19950475  on  24 Jul 1995
First commercialisation in EU: May 1, 1993.
Expiry of protection on June 1, 2018.
United States - Patent No: PP 9,008  on  13 Dec 1994   VIEW USPTO PATENT
Application No: 08/182,783  on  13 Jan 1994
Observations made from specimens grown in a garden environment at Albrighton, Wolverhampton, England in Jul. 1992.
Dedicated to one of the Breeder's granddaughters.
One of the roses (listed as 'Charlotte') in the Rose Introducers of New Zealand (RINZ) 1998 Display Trial.