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Benjamin Britten

English rose - Orange-red blend
 

Unusual coloring for an English rose. It is named for the famous English composer, conductor, and performer (1913-1976).

  • Height / Habit: 3.5' / dense shrub
  • Bloom / Size: Cupped, rosette bloom form / 2.25"
  • Petal count: 41
  • Parentage: AUSfather x seedling
  • Fragrance: Strong, fruity
  • Hybridizer: David Austin - 2001
  • Comments:  Medium, semi-glossy, dark green foliage. Blooms in flushes throughout the season. Is useful in providing a highlight among the softer shades of most English roses. Very vigorous.
Family Name: 
Rosaceae
Place of Origin: 
United Kingdom
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Garden Location: 
Rose Garden