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'Apricot Parfait' rose Description
'Apricot Parfait (shrub, Austin 1991)' rose photo
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Apricot or apricot blend Shrub.
Registration name: AUSsaucer
Bred by David C. H. Austin (1926-2018) (United Kingdom, before 1991).
Introduced in United Kingdom by David Austin Roses Limited (UK) in 1991 as 'Evelyn'.
Shrub.   (Series: English Rose Collection)  
Apricot or apricot blend.  Strong fragrance.  80 to 100 petals.  Average diameter 3".  Medium, very full (41+ petals), borne mostly solitary, in small clusters, cupped-to-flat, rosette bloom form.  Blooms in flushes throughout the season.  
Dark green foliage.  5 leaflets.  

Height: 42" to 5' (105 to 150cm).  Width: 30" to 4' (75 to 120cm).
USDA zone 5b through 10b.  
Australia - Application No: 1995/148  on  1995   VIEW PBR PATENT
European Union - Patent No: 327  on  2 Aug 1996
Application No: 19950457  on  24 Jul 1995
First commercialisation in EU: May 1, 1991; outside EU: 01/01/1993
Expiry of protection on September 1, 2016.
New Zealand - Patent No: 957  on  19 May 1995
United States - Patent No: PP 8,680  on  12 Apr 1994   VIEW USPTO PATENT
Application No: 07/954,962  on  30 Sep 1992