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'Queen of Sweden' rose Description
'Queen of Sweden' rose photo
Photo courtesy of Joan K
Availability:
Commercially available
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HMF Ratings:
52 favorite votes.  
Average rating: GOOD+.  
ARS:
Light pink Shrub.
Registration name: AUStiger
Exhibition name: Queen of Sweden
Origin:
Bred by David C. H. Austin (United Kingdom, 2004).
Introduced in United Kingdom by David Austin Roses Limited (UK) in 2004 as 'Queen of Sweden'.
Class:
Shrub.  English Rose Collection.  
Bloom:
Light pink, apricot highlights.  None to mild fragrance.  41 petals.  Average diameter 2.75".  Large, very full (41+ petals), cluster-flowered, in small clusters, cupped bloom form.  Blooms in flushes throughout the season.  
Habit:
Medium, bushy, upright.  Medium, matte, medium green foliage.  
Height of up to 39" (up to 100 cm).  
Growing:
USDA zone 6b through 9b (default).  Can be used for cut flower, garden, landscape or shrub.  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.  
Patents:
United States - Patent No: PP 17,150  on  10 Oct 2006   VIEW USPTO PATENT
Application  on  11 Jan 2005
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