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'Mary Delany' rose Description
'Mortimer Sackler' rose photo
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Light pink Shrub.
Registration name: AUSorts
Exhibition name: Mortimer Sackler
Bred by David C. H. Austin (1926-2018) (United Kingdom, 2002).
Introduced in United Kingdom by David Austin Roses Limited (UK) in 2002 as 'Mortimer Sackler'.
Climber.   (Series: English Rose Collection)  
Light pink.  Moderate fragrance.  41 petals.  Average diameter 2.75".  Large, very full (41+ petals), cluster-flowered, in large clusters bloom form.  Blooms in flushes throughout the season.  
Tall, few or no prickles/thorns, spreading, upright, well-branched.  Small, semi-glossy, dark green foliage.  

Height: 5' to 12' (150 to 365cm).  
USDA zone 6b through 9b (default).  Can be used for cut flower, garden, landscape or shrub.  Very vigorous.  Remove spent blooms to encourage re-bloom.  Spring Pruning: Remove old canes and dead or diseased wood and cut back canes that cross. In warmer climates, cut back the remaining canes by about one-third. In colder areas, you'll probably find you'll have to prune a little more than that.  
Patent status unknown (to HelpMeFind).
Climbing rose up to 12 feet and can be used all so as a shrub of 5-6 feet.
Dedicated to Mortimer David Sackler (December 7, 1916 New York City - March 24, 2010 Gstaad, Switzerland), American-born British psychiatrist and pharmaceuticals entrepreneur
Renamed by David Austin Roses in 2022 as 'Mary Delany' (née Granville) (May 14, 1700 Coulston - April 15, 1788 Windsor), British artist famous for her paper-cut plant drawings.
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