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'Peggy Bell' rose Description
'Peggy Bell' rose photo
Photo courtesy of David Elliott
Availability:
Commercially available
HMF Ratings:
9 favorite votes.  
ARS:
Hybrid Tea.
Registration name: Peggy Bell
Origin:
Bred by Alister Clark (Australia, 1928).
Introduced by Unknown in 1929 as 'Peggy Bell'.
Class:
Hybrid Tea.  
Bloom:
Carmine pink, which often gets quite hard..  Blooms in flushes throughout the season.  
Habit:
Spreading, well-branched.  
Growing:
USDA zone 6b through 9b (default).  
Parentage:
Notes:
The salmon pink rose in Australian commerce does not appear to be the original carmine pink rose. The original 'Peggy Bell' was often said to be a similar colouring to 'Betty Uprichard', and 'Tallyho'. Refer to the early references.
 
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