'England's Rose' Description
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White, near white or white blend Shrub.Registration name: AUSrace
Shrub. English Rose Collection.
Light yellow, ages to cream . Moderate, tea fragrance. 118 petals. Average diameter 2.25". Medium, very full (41+ petals), cluster-flowered, in small clusters, cupped, old-fashioned, reflexed, rounded bloom form. Blooms in flushes throughout the season.
Medium, bushy. Medium, semi-glossy, medium green foliage.
Height of 42" (105 cm). Width of 30" (75 cm).
USDA zone 6b through 9b (default). Can be used for cut flower or garden. Disease susceptibility: very disease resistant. Spring Pruning: Remove old canes and dead or diseased wood and cut back canes that cross. In warmer climates, cut back the remaining canes by about one-third. In colder areas, you'll probably find you'll have to prune a little more than that.
Canada - Patent No: 1052 on 17 Oct 2001
Application No: 00-2109 on 4 Jan 2000
Rights surrendered on October 10, 2006.
European Union - Application No: 19991826 on 14 Dec 1999
Proposed Denomination: AUSrace.
United States - Patent No: PP 13,299 on 3 Dec 2002 VIEW USPTO PATENT
Application No: 09/641,398 on 17 Aug 2000