Falstaff Shrub Roses (Ausverse)
Rosa 'Falstaff' David Austin Shrub Rose
Description of Falstaff Roses:
This English rose from the David Austin Collection has great big crimson, near purple blooms with tightly scrolled petals in the centre - a real beauty. As they age, they take even more of a purple tinge.
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Characteristics of Falstaff Bushes:
- Bud colour: Deep red.
- Colour: Deep crimson, gaining some purple flush with age.
- Flower Shape: Full double, cup shaped, packed with petals.
- Fragrance: 4-Powerful. Good old fashioned scent.
- Flower Period: Repeating. Summer to Autumn.
- Leaves: Mat Green, red tinged when emerging.
- Height & Spread: 1.2m x 1m / 4ft x 3ft
- Growth habit & Spacing: Suitable for hedging. 50 cms spacing.
- Disease notes:
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History and Parentage of Falstaff Roses:
Bred by David Austin in 1999.