David C. H. Austin

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David Austin

David Charles Henshaw Austin OBE (16 February 1926 – 18 December 2018) was an English rose breeder and writer.[1] His work was impacting on breeding roses with the character and fragrance of old garden roses (such as gallicas, damasks and alba roses). In 2010, he was named a "Great Rosarian of the World".[2]

Austin was born in Wolverhampton, England and died on 18 December 2018 in Shropshire, England at the age of 92.[3]

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  1. "David C.H. Austin OBE". Davidaustinroses.com. 16 June 2007. Retrieved 18 August 2013.
  2. "David Austin 2010 "Great Rosarian"". Gardennewsbreak.com. Retrieved 18 August 2013.
  3. "David C. H. Austin OBE VMH (1926-2018)". www.prnewswire.co.uk. Retrieved 19 December 2018.

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