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'AUStiger' rose Description
'Queen of Sweden' rose photo
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Availability:
Commercially available
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HMF Ratings:
86 favorite votes.  
Average rating: EXCELLENT-.  
ARS:
Light pink Shrub.
Registration name: AUStiger
Exhibition name: Queen of Sweden
Origin:
Bred by David C. H. Austin (1926-2018) (United Kingdom, before 2004).
Introduced in United Kingdom by David Austin Roses Limited (UK) in 2004 as 'Queen of Sweden'.
Introduced in South Africa by Ludwig's Roses in 2019.
Class:
Shrub.   (Series: English Rose Collection)  
Bloom:
Light pink, apricot highlights.  Mild, myrrh fragrance.  up to 140 petals.  Average diameter 2.75".  Large, very full (41+ petals), in small clusters, cupped bloom form.  Blooms in flushes throughout the season.  Pointed, ovoid buds.  
Habit:
Medium, bushy, upright.  Medium, matte, medium green foliage.  7 leaflets.  

Height: up to 39" (up to 100cm).  Width: up to 30" (up to 75cm).
Growing:
USDA zone 6b through 9b (default).  Can be used for cut flower, garden, landscape or shrub.  Remove spent blooms to encourage re-bloom.  Spring Pruning: Remove old canes and dead or diseased wood and cut back canes that cross. In warmer climates, cut back the remaining canes by about one-third. In colder areas, you'll probably find you'll have to prune a little more than that.  
Patents:
United States - Patent No: PP 17,150  on  10 Oct 2006   VIEW USPTO PATENT
Application No: 11/033,946  on  11 Jan 2005
The present invention relates to a new and distinct variety of a shrub rose plant named `AUStiger` which was originated by me by crossing an unnamed, unpatented seedling and the variety `AUSpoly` (CHARLOTTE.TM.), U.S. Plant Pat. No. 9,008.
Ploidy:
Tetraploid
Notes: