Rosa ‘Abraham Darby’

Family : Rosaceae

Class : Modern Shrub Rose

Text and pictures © Giuseppe Mazza


English translation by Peter Thompson



English rose created by David Austin in England in 1985.

Large flower, apricot-pink in colour, with a strong fruity perfume.

It can reach 3 metres in height, and can therefore be cultivated as a climber.

Variety denomination : AUScot

Parentage :

‘Aloha’ × ‘Yellow Cushion’

Awards :

1999 - Modern Shrub Rose : Las Vegas Valley Rose Society - Los Angeles Rose Society - Modesto Rose Society - Salem Rose Society

2000 - Modern Shrub Rose : Greater Harrisburg Rose Society

2001 - Memphis Rose Society : Shrub Roses Bouquet

2001 - Modern Shrub Rose : Augusta Rose Society - Millen Rose Society

→ History of the rose : from the Wild Roses towards a perfect rose.

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