'Marie Daly' rose Description
Photo courtesy of Jean Harrison
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Medium pink Polyantha.
Exhibition name: Marie Daly
Pink. Strong, musk fragrance. Double (17-25 petals) bloom form. Blooms in flushes throughout the season. Long, pointed buds.
Rounded, thornless (or almost). Small, dark green, dense foliage.
Height of 3' to 4' (90 to 120 cm). Width of 3' to 4' (90 to 120 cm).
USDA zone 6a and warmer. Can be used for container rose, garden, hedge, landscape or specimen. Prefers full sun. Disease susceptibility: disease resistant. Spring Pruning: Remove old canes and dead or diseased wood and cut back canes that cross. In warmer climates, cut back the remaining canes by about one-third. In colder areas, you'll probably find you'll have to prune a little more than that.
In his garden in Tyler, Texas, Mark Chamblee, of Chamblee's Rose Nursery, grows 'Belinda's Dream', 'Marie Daly', 'Marie Pavie', 'Livin' Easy', 'Easy Going', 'Knockout', and 'Mermaid'. Mark likes these varieties because "they have great hardiness and disease resistance, they are low maintenance and are very free blooming."
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