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'Bischofsburg' rose Description
'Bishop's Castle' rose photo
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Medium pink Shrub.
Registration name: AUSbecks
Exhibition name: Bishop's Castle
Bred by David C. H. Austin (1926-2018) (United Kingdom, before 2005).
Introduced in United Kingdom by David Austin Roses Limited (UK) in 2007 as 'Bishop's Castle'.
Introduced in United States by Jackson & Perkins Co. (post 1970) in 2007.
Shrub.   (Series: English Rose Collection, Ultimate Rose ™ Collection)  
Rose-pink, light yellow undertones.  Raspberry pink.  Strong, old rose, spice fragrance.  up to 80 petals.  Average diameter 2.5".  Medium, very full (41+ petals), in small clusters, cupped bloom form.  Blooms in flushes throughout the season.  Pointed, ovoid buds.  
Medium, bushy.  Medium, matte, medium green, leathery foliage.  5 to 7 leaflets.  

Height: up to 4'1" (up to 125cm).  Width: up to 39" (up to 100cm).
USDA zone 5b through 10b.  Can be used for cut flower, garden or shrub.  Vigorous.  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.  
United States - Patent No: PP 18,712  on  8 Apr 2008   VIEW USPTO PATENT
Application No: 11/635,254  on  6 Dec 2006
The present invention relates to a new and distinct variety of a shrub rose plant named `AUSbecks` which was originated by me by crossing an unnamed, unpatented seedling with an unnamed, unpatented seedling.....Observations made from plants commencing at one year of age grown in a garden environment at Albrighton, England.