Rosa 'AUScot' ('Abraham Darby')

Abraham Darby English Rose

Flower

Flower


Patents: PP#7215

Family: Rosaceae

Genus: Rosa

Category: Shrub - Deciduous

Size: 5' tall and 5' wide

Exposure: Sun

Description: 

Apricot and light pink flowers with lighter edges, double, deeply cupped. Strong fruity fragrance. Bushy arching habit and large leaves, almost thornless. Perpetual bloomer - may need summer pruning. Susceptible to rust. May be good to train on a structure because the flowers tend to droop.

History: 

Named to celebrate the inventor Abraham Darby, who, with his son and grandson, played an important part in the industrial revolution.

Aloha (hybrid tea, Boerner 1949) x Yellow Cushion

David Austin 1985.

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My Experience: 

I purchased this rose at Roses Unlimited in April 2014 and planted it in the Around The Pool garden.


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