Rosa x hybrida 'AUSlofty' ('Port Sunlight')

Port Sunlight Rose

Patents: PP#19875

Family: Rosa

Genus: Rosa

Category: Shrub - Deciduous

Zones: 5 to 9

Size: 5' tall and 3.5' wide

Exposure: Sun, Filtered Sun


Double full flowers, 3.5" diameter. 90 petals. Slightly quartered rosette pattern of apricot petals, lightening with age. Repeat flowering. Bronze foliage when young. Good disease resistance. Blooms in flushes. Rich tea fragrance. Leander Group David Austin English Rose Collection. Vigorous upright form.


Named after the model village in the Wirral in the UK built by William Hesketh Lever, where they have a beautiful garden of English Roses.

Patent application filed in 2007. Objective "to produce a very healthy repeat flowering variety having apricot blooms with a strong fragrance and vigorous upright growth."


My Experience: 

I purchased a bareroot plant from David Austin Roses in January 2015.

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