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'Sharifa Asma ®' rose Description
'Sharifa Asma ®' rose photo
Photo courtesy of KBW Organic 9b
Availability:
Commercially available
Synonyms:
HMF Ratings:
93 favorite votes.  
Average rating: EXCELLENT-.  
ARS:
Light pink Shrub.
Registration name: AUSreef
Exhibition name: Sharifa Asma ®
Origin:
Bred by David C. H. Austin (United Kingdom, 1989).
Class:
Shrub.  English Rose Collection.  
Bloom:
Blush, cream edges, ages to white .  Moderate, opinions vary fragrance.  90 petals.  Average diameter 3.5".  Medium to large, very full (41+ petals), borne mostly solitary, cluster-flowered, in small clusters, cupped, rosette bloom form.  Blooms in flushes throughout the season.  Rounded buds.  
Habit:
Medium, armed with thorns / prickles, bushy, upright.  Medium, semi-glossy, dark green foliage.  
Height of 3' to 5' (90 to 150 cm).  Width of 30" to 4' (75 to 120 cm).
Growing:
USDA zone 5b through 10b.  Can be used for beds and borders, container rose, cut flower or garden.  Rain tolerant.  Requires spring freeze protection (see glossary - Spring freeze protection) .  Can be grown in the ground or in a container (container requires winter protection).  
Patents:
Australia - Application No: 1994/043  on  1994   VIEW PBR PATENT
 
New Zealand - Patent No: 777  on  30 Jun 1993
 
United States - Patent No: PP 8,143  on  16 Feb 1993   VIEW USPTO PATENT
Application No: 07/623,309  on  6 Dec 1990
Notes:
Meg Peterson says this rose will do well in a partially shaded location.