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'Sharifa' rose Description
'Sharifa Asma ®' rose photo
Photo courtesy of Huyustus
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Light pink Shrub.
Registration name: AUSreef
Exhibition name: Sharifa Asma ®
Bred by David C. H. Austin (1926-2018) (United Kingdom, 1989).
Shrub.  English Rose Collection.  
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.  
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).
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).  
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
Meg Peterson says this rose will do well in a partially shaded location.