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Abraham Darby

English Rose/Shrub - Apricot and light pink, lighter edges.

Description

  • Height / Habit: Height of 4' to 10', width of 3' to 5', cupped, old-fashioned, quartered bloom form.
  • Bloom / Size: Average diameter 5".  Large, very full (41+ petals).
  • Petal count: 70
  • Parentage: 'Aloha' (hybrid tea, Boerner 1949) x 'Yellow Cushion'
  • Fragrance: Strong, fruity
  • Hybridizer:  David Austin, 1985
  • Comments: Cluster-flowered, in small clusters.  Prolific, continuous (perpetual) bloom throughout the season.  Large buds.Tall, arching, thornless (or almost).  Medium, glossy, medium green, dense foliage.  Can be used for cut flower or garden.  Hardy.  Can be trained as a climber.  Tip: because the flowers of Abraham Darby tend to bow their heads, this is a good rose for training on some sort of garden structure.
Family Name: 
Rosaceae
Place of Origin: 
United Kingdom
Bloom Time: 
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Garden Location: 
Rose Garden