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'Woburn Abbey' rose Description
'Woburn Abbey' rose photo
Photo courtesy of Graebear's Roses
Availability:
Commercially available
HMF Ratings:
12 favorite votes.  
Average rating: EXCELLENT.  
ARS:
Orange blend Floribunda.
Registration name: Woburn Abbey
Origin:
Bred by Alfred Cobley (United Kingdom, before 1958). Bred by George Sidey (United Kingdom, before 1958).
Introduced in United Kingdom by R Harkness & Co. Ltd. in 1962 as 'Woburn Abbey'.
Introduced in Australia by Better Roses (Australia) in 1963 as 'Woburn Abbey'.
Class:
Floribunda.  
Bloom:
Orange blend.  Strong fragrance.  25 petals.  Average diameter 2.25".  Blooms in flushes throughout the season.  
Habit:
Height of up to 3' (up to 90 cm).  Width of up to 2' (up to 60 cm).
Growing:
USDA zone 6b through 9b (default).  
Patents:
United States - Patent No: PP 2,319  on  26 Nov 1963   VIEW USPTO PATENT
Notes:
Melville Nurseries says Woburn Abbey has double blooms of coppery orange to golden yellow...