'O/18/89' rose References
Website/Catalog (2018) Includes photo(s).
(Ausland) Scepter'd Isle
This pretty rose bears numerous cupped flowers, each with yellow stamens. They are a lovely light pink, becoming paler on the outer petals, and have a powerful myrrh fragrance. It forms an elegant, upright shrub, its blooms held gracefully above the foliage. David Austin, 1996. [...]
The name comes from John of Gaunt’s speech expressing his love for England in Shakespeare’s Richard II.
"From their English Musk Group. Approximately 45 petals. Repeat flowering. A pretty rose bearing numerous, cupped flowers, with the stamens visible within. The color is a soft pink shading to a paler pink on the outer petals. Good upright growth; the flowers held well above the foliage. Very healthy and reliable; a charming roses that flowers freely and continuously. Summer pruning will help to maintain height and encourage quicker repeat flowering. Powerful myrrh fragrance. Winner of the Royal National Rose Society Henry Edland Award for fragrance."
Article (magazine) (21 Mar 1999) Page(s) 20.
Scepter'd Isle (AUSland; TG2049) Description... many clusters of double pink blooms... Parentage: 'Wife of Bath' x 'Heritage'...
Book (1999) Page(s) 119.
Colin P. Horner, British Trial Ground Awards in 1998.
Trial Ground Certificate and Edland Medal for Fragrance. 'Sceptered Isle' Ausland. (TG2049) Shrub; pink, bears clusters of many double blooms, growth upright; medium (6ft). Very good scent. 'Wife of Bath' x 'Heritage'. Austin, England.
Book (1998) Page(s) 12.
AUSland Shrub, light pink, 1997, ('Scepter'd Isle'); Parentage not listed; Austin, David. Description.