Data specific to Roses (Edit)
Bloom size: Large: 4-5"
Bloom shape: Cupped
Petal count: very full: 40+ petals
Rose bloom color: Medium yellow
Rebloom: Good
Class: Shrub
Growth Habit: Medium-tall, 5-6 feet, bushy
Fragrance: Moderate
Hybridizer & year: David Austin, 1994
Optimal growing zones: USDA zone 4 and warmer

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Shrub
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Soil pH Preferences: Moderately acid (5.6 – 6.0)
Slightly acid (6.1 – 6.5)
Neutral (6.6 – 7.3)
Slightly alkaline (7.4 – 7.8)
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 4b -31.7 °C (-25 °F) to -28.9 °C (-20 °F)
Plant Height: 5-6 feet
Plant Spread: 3-4 feet
Leaves: Deciduous
Flowers: Showy
Fragrant
Flower Color: Yellow
Flower Time: Spring
Summer
Fall
Uses: Cut Flower
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Propagation: Other methods: Cuttings: Stem
Cuttings: Tip
Miscellaneous: With thorns/spines/prickles/teeth
Awards and Recognitions: RHS AGM
Parentage: (Chaucer x Conrad Ferdinand Meyer) x Graham Thomas
Child plants: one child plant

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Alternative cultivar names:
  • 'Charlotte'
  • 'AUSpoly'
  • 'Elgin Festival'

Common names
  • Rose

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Location: central New Hampshire
Date: 2006-08-03
my garden, zone 4b New Hampshire
Location: Chudleigh, Tasmania
Date: 2020-02-02
Location: Stillingfleet Lodge Garden, Yorkshire UK
Date: 2022-06-29
Location: Oceanside, California 
Date: 2019-04-24
Location: Chudleigh, Tasmania
Date: 2020-02-02
Location: Near Napa Valley (Northern California)
Date: 2022-07-05
Location: New York, NY
Date: 2015-06
Bronx botanical garden
Location: Stillingfleet Lodge Garden, Yorkshire UK
Date: 2022-06-29
Photo by zuzu
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Location: The Gardens at Uncanoonuc Mountain, Goffstown NH
Date: July 2, 2022
Location: Alnwick garden, Northumberland UK
Date: 2008-07-05
Photo by Hemophobic
Photo by chelle
Location: Chamblee's Nursery in Tyler, TX
Date: 2012-04-25

Photo courtesy of Tasman Bay Roses
Location: Alnwick garden, Northumberland UK
Date: 2009-06-07
Photo by Tex68
Location: New York, NY
Date: 2015-06
Bronx botanical garden

credit: Anna reg
Photo by bedofroses
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Correct id? by robertduval14 Dec 12, 2015 10:39 AM 1

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