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'Cariad' rose Description
'Cariad' rose photo
Photo courtesy of A Little Piece of Heaven. Tatiana Roses
Availability:
Commercially available
Synonyms:
HMF Ratings:
16 favorite votes.  
Origin:
Bred by David C. H. Austin (1926-2018) (United Kingdom, before 2009).
Introduced in United Kingdom by David Austin Roses Limited (UK) in 2010 as 'Cariad'.
Class:
Shrub.  English Rose Collection.  
Bloom:
Rose-pink.  Moderate, musk, myrrh, spice, tea fragrance.  up to 26 petals.  Average diameter 4".  Large, very double, in small clusters, flat bloom form.  Blooms in flushes throughout the season.  Pointed, ovoid buds.  
Habit:
Grey-green foliage.  5 leaflets.  
Height of 4½' (135 cm).  Width of 42" (105 cm).
Growing:
Can be used for beds and borders, garden or shrub.  Hardy.  Disease susceptibility: very disease resistant.  
Patents:
United States - Patent No: PP 22,973  on  21 Aug 2012   VIEW USPTO PATENT
Application No: 13/065,163  on  14 Oct 2010
This invention relates to a new and distinct variety of shrub rose plant named ‘AUSpanier’, which was originated by crossing two unnamed, unpatented varieties of Rosa hybrida...The following description is of 1 year-old rose plants of the new variety grown outdoors in Albrighton, Britain in the month of July.
Notes:
‘Cariad’ is Welsh for ‘Love’.