'Lady of Megginch' rose Description
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Deep pink Shrub.Registration name: AUSvolumeExhibition name:
Lady of Megginch
Shrub. (Series: English Rose Collection)
Deep pink. Strong, fruity, old rose, raspberry fragrance. up to 130 petals. Average diameter 4.75". Very large, very full (41+ petals), in small clusters, cupped, old-fashioned bloom form. Blooms in flushes throughout the season.
Medium, bushy. Medium, matte, dark green foliage.
Height: up to 47" (up to 120cm). Width: up to 3' (up to 90cm).
USDA zone 6b through 9b (default). Can be used for beds and borders, cut flower, garden or shrub. Vigorous. Protect tender new spring growth from hard freezes that may cause canker, die-back and death of the plant. . 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. Remove old canes and dead or diseased wood..
Australia - Patent No: AU4258P on 25 May 2011
Application No: 2009/034 on 6 Mar 2009 VIEW PBR PATENT
‘unnamed seedling’ x ‘unnamed seedling’ in 1998. In July 1999 best of the progenies was chosen for further trial and development and grafted onto Lax root-stock outdoors. In 2000-2005 the variety was increased and introduced and commercialised in UK in 2006. Breeder: David Austin, UK
First sold in UK May 2006
European Union - Patent on 2006
United Kingdom - Patent on 2006
United States - Patent No: PP 18,710 on 7 Apr 2008 VIEW USPTO PATENT
Application No: 11/635,213 on 6 Dec 2006
The present invention relates to a new and distinct variety of a shrub rose plant named `AUSvolume` which was originated by me by crossing an unnamed, unpatented seedling with an unnamed, unpatented seedling.