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'Pat Austin ™' rose Description
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Orange or orange-red Shrub.
Registration name: AUSmum
Exhibition name: Pat Austin ™
Bred by David C. H. Austin (1926-2018) (United Kingdom, before 1993).
Introduced in United Kingdom by David Austin Roses Limited (UK) in 1995.
Shrub.  English Rose Collection.  
Orange or orange-red.  Moderate, tea fragrance.  up to 50 petals.  Average diameter 3.5".  Medium to large, very full (41+ petals), borne mostly solitary, in small clusters, cupped, nodding or "weak neck" bloom form.  Blooms in flushes throughout the season.  Long, pointed, ovoid buds.  
Upright, well-branched.  Large foliage.  5 leaflets.  
Height of 42" to 5' (105 to 150 cm).  Width of 42" (105 cm).
USDA zone 6b through 9b (default).  Can be used for garden.  Heat tolerant.  Requires spring freeze protection (see glossary - Spring freeze protection) .  Can be grown in the ground or in a container (container requires winter protection).  
Australia - Application No: 1999/114  on  1999   VIEW PBR PATENT
Canada - Patent No: 0287  on  2 Dec 1996
Application No: 95-534  on  4 Nov 1994
Grant of Rights terminates on December 2, 2014
European Union - Patent No: 1543  on  16 Dec 1996
Application No: 19950467  on  24 Jul 1995
Holder: David Austin Roses Ltd. Denomination approved: AUSMUM.
First commercialistaion in EU: May 1, 1995.
Expiry of protection on 31/01/2021.
United States - Patent No: PP 9,527  on  30 Apr 1996   VIEW USPTO PATENT
Application No: 08/457,999  on  1 Jun 1995
Observations made from specimens grown in a garden/greenhouse environment at Albrighton, Wolverhampton, England in July, 1993.