'Pegasus' rose Description
Photo courtesy of Roger Willeghems
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Light yellow Shrub.Registration name: AUSmoonExhibition name:
Shrub. English Rose Collection.
Light yellow, apricot shading. Strong, tea rose fragrance. 110 petals. Average diameter 3.5". Medium to large, very full (41+ petals), in small clusters, cupped-to-flat, old-fashioned bloom form. Blooms in flushes throughout the season.
Medium, bushy, thornless (or almost), upright, well-branched. Large, leathery foliage. 7 leaflets.
Height of 4' to 5' (120 to 150 cm). Width of 4' to 4½' (120 to 135 cm).
USDA zone 5b through 10b. Can be used for cut flower or garden. Vigorous.
Australia - Application No: 1998/245 on 1998 VIEW PBR PATENT
European Union - Patent No: 1712 on 17 Feb 1997
Application No: 19950466 on 24 Jul 1995
Firt commercialisation in EU: May 1, 1995
Expiry of protection on 31/12/2022.
United States - Patent No: PP 9,705 on 26 Nov 1996 VIEW USPTO PATENT
Application No: 08/573,456 on 15 Dec 1995
It was named for a charity known as 'Riding for the Disabled' and it refers to the winged horse of Greek mythology.