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Chianti (Auswine)
David Austin Recommended Variety

Category English Roses
  (Summer Flowering Varieties)
Bred By David Austin
Color Purple
Flower Type Double/Full Bloom
Size Tall Shrub
Hardiness Average
Fragrance Old Rose
Medium
Repeating None
Special Characteristics Needs a cool Winter to encourage flowering.

This excellent Shrub Rose has much in common with Constance Spry; in fact some people prefer it for its more tidy habit of growth. The flowers are large and cupped at first, opening to form a Gallica-like rosette of deep crimson, which turns with age to a beautiful purplish-maroon. These are freely produced on a shapely shrub.

It has a strong Old Rose fragrance, typical of a dark Gallica rose. Deserves to be more widely grown. Once flowering only. 6 ft. X 5 ft.

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How to grow Roses

Roses
- Cutting Roses For Display
- Disbudding Hybrid Tea Roses
- Hybridizing Roses
- Overwintering A Tree Rose
- Overwintering Roses In Harsh Climates
- Overwintering Roses In Mild Climates
- Planting A Bare Root Rose
- Planting A Container Rose
- Pruning A Climbing Rose
- Pruning A Rose Before Planting
- Pruning Hybrid Tea Roses

 

 

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