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'AUSdrawn' rose Description
'The Generous Gardener' rose photo
Photo courtesy of chavaleh
Availability:
Commercially available
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HMF Ratings:
54 favorite votes.  
Average rating: EXCELLENT-.  
ARS:
Light pink Shrub.
Registration name: AUSdrawn
Exhibition name: The Generous Gardener
Origin:
Bred by David C. H. Austin (United Kingdom, 2002).
Introduced in United Kingdom by David Austin Roses Limited (UK) in 2002 as 'The Generous Gardener'.
Class:
Shrub.  English Rose Collection.  
Bloom:
Light pink.  Strong, musk, myrrh, old rose fragrance.  41 petals.  Average diameter 2.5".  Large, double (17-25 petals), full (26-40 petals), very full (41+ petals), in small clusters bloom form.  Spring or summer flush with scattered later bloom.  
Habit:
Tall, bushy, well-branched.  Large, glossy, dark green foliage.  
Height of up to 4' 11" (up to 150 cm).  Width of 4' (120 cm).
Growing:
USDA zone 5b through 9b.  Can be used for cut flower, garden, landscape or shrub.  Disease susceptibility: very disease resistant.  Remove spent blooms to encourage re-bloom.  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.  
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