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'AUSimmon' rose Description
'Miranda (florists rose, Austin, 1997/2007)' rose photo
Photo courtesy of Gabriel
Availability:
Commercially available
HMF Ratings:
27 favorite votes.  
ARS:
Pink blend Shrub.
Origin:
Bred by David C. H. Austin (1926-2018) (United Kingdom, 1997).
Introduced in United Kingdom by David Austin Roses Limited (UK) in 2007 as 'Miranda'.
Class:
Florists Rose, Shrub.   (Series: English Rose Collection)  
Bloom:
Deep pink, lighter reverse, purple shading, light yellow undertones.  Mild fragrance.  up to 120 petals.  Average diameter 4.75".  Very large, very full (41+ petals), in small clusters, cupped bloom form.  Blooms in flushes throughout the season.  Long, pointed, ovoid buds.  
Habit:
Bushy, narrow, upright.  Large, semi-glossy, dark green, leathery foliage.  5 to 7 leaflets.  

Height: up to 47" (up to 120cm).  Width: up to 2' (up to 60cm).
Growing:
Can be used for cut flower.  
Patents:
Canada - Patent No: 3549  on  5 Aug 2009
Application No: 05-5101  on  12 Oct 2005
'Ausimmon' is the result of a cross between the female parent designated 'AO/045' and the male parent, an unnamed seedling, both English Roses bred by David Austin. The cross took place at Bowling Green Lane in Albrighton, England in 1997. 'Ausimmon' was selected by Mr. Austin based on its healthy shrub form, high number of stems for cut flower production and flowers with a good "vase" life.
 
United States - Patent No: PP 17,267  on  12 Dec 2006   VIEW USPTO PATENT
Application No: 11/048,360  on  31 Jan 2005
The present invention relates to a new and distinct variety of a shrub rose plant named `AUSimmon` which was originated by me by crossing an unnamed, unpatented seedling with an unnamed, unpatented seedling.....Observations made from plants commencing at two years of age grown in a greenhouse environment at Albrighton, England.
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