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'AUSap' rose Description
'Queen Nefertiti' rose photo
Photo courtesy of Michelle LeVan-Steklenski
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Light yellow Shrub.
Registration name: AUSap
Bred by David C. H. Austin (1926-2018) (United Kingdom, 1988).
Shrub.   (Series: English Rose Collection)  
Light yellow, light apricot blending, pink blending.  Mild fragrance.  Average diameter 4".  Large, very full (41+ petals), cupped bloom form.  Blooms in flushes throughout the season.  
Medium, bushy.  Medium green foliage.  

Height: up to 3' (up to 90cm).  Width: up to 30" (up to 75cm).
USDA zone 5b through 10b.  Can be used for beds and borders, cut flower or garden.  
New Zealand - Patent No: 779  on  30 Jun 1993
Application No: ROS402  on  24 Mar 1992
Trade Name: Queen Nefertiti. Patent rights terminated on June 30, 2010.
One of the English Rose varieties that has been replaced.
According to the New Zealand Plant Variety Rights (PVR) web page, application for a PVR Grant for this rose was made March 24, 1992 and granted June 30, 1993 (PVR Grant No. 779). The breeder's Reference for this rose is Ausap. The New Zealand Trade Name is 'Queen Nefertiti'. This PVR Grant expires June 30, 2016.
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