'AUSlea' rose Description
Photo courtesy of Beth's Northern CA Rose Garden
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Apricot or apricot blend Shrub.Registration name:
AUSleaExhibition name: Leander
Shrub. English Rose Collection.
Apricot or apricot blend. Fruity fragrance. Very double bloom form. Blooms in flushes throughout the season.
Height of 7' to 14' (215 to 425 cm). Width of 5' to 6' (150 to 185 cm).
USDA zone 5b through 10b.
The Plant Science Dept. of the Nova Scotia Agriculture College evaluated 58 English Roses to assess their hardiness and disease-resistance. Their results can be found at: http://www.nsac.ns.ca/nsac/ps/annual96/mapple.htm. Leander was found to be winter hardy.