'William Shakespeare 2000 ™' rose References
Award: Bronze Medal
Name: William Shakespeare 2000
Type: shrub rose
Habit: an upright bush to 1.5m, formal double red flowers that age burgundy
Breeder: David Austin, Wolverhampton UK
Exhibitor: Siebler Publishing, Vic
Website/Catalog (2002) Page(s) 4.
William Shakespeare 2000™ (AUSromeo) English Rose. David Austin 2000... without doubt, the best crimson English Rose to date... crimson, gradually changing to rich purple... a large bed of 'William Shakespeare 2000' and a mixed border of English and Old Roses [is planted] at Shakespeare's birthplace in Stratford-upon-Avon... not to be confused with the original 'William Shakespeare' that was introduced in 1987 and which has not stood the test of time...
Article (misc) (Jul 2001) Page(s) 37.
AUSromeo Shrub, red (mr), 2001; Seedling x AUSbloom; Austin, David; David Austin Roses, Ltd., 2000.
Article (magazine) (Jun 2000) Page(s) 48.
William Shakespeare 2000 David Austin... rich crimson blooms with a strong old rose fragrance... said to be highly disease resistant