The Conard-Pyle Co./Star® Roses
ROSA 'Auscot'(ABRAHAM DARBY™) PP7215
Plant Common Name
English Shrub Rose, Shrub Rose
This modern English shrub rose has cupped, very double flowers of pale salmon pink with hints of yellow. Abraham Darby™ is an exceptional rose that was hybridized by David Austin and introduced in 1988. It has an upright, bushy habit and stems lined with sharp thorns. Its large compound leaves are shiny, leathery and deep green. Each large bloom has as many as 70 petals and a pungent fruity fragrance. Most roses bloom with greater vigor if the spent flowers are removed.
Roses prefer full to partial sun, moderate temperatures and perfectly drained, slightly acid soil with average to good fertility. They grow best in places with slightly dry climates, because such climates disfavor the fungal diseases that plague them. For this reason, it is important to maintain good airflow within and between planted roses through good planting and pruning practices which will dissuade fungal attacks. They are also susceptible to a suite of viral and bacterial diseases as well as insect pests, so it is wise to select a robust and resistant cultivar when choosing a rose. Abraham Darby™ shows good resistance to fungal pathogens.
Big, old-fashioned English roses will add charm to any garden. They are perfect for sunny foundations, mixed borders and cutting gardens.
Full Sun, Partial Sun
4'-5' / 1.2m - 1.5m
2'-3' / 0.6m - 0.9m
Cutflower, Feature Plant, Foundation, Hedges, Mixed Border
Sharp or Has Thorns