'Kathryn McGredy' rose Description
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Medium pink Hybrid Tea.Registration name: MACaucladExhibition name:
Salmon-pink. Coral pink. Warm pink. None to mild, opinions vary fragrance. 25 petals. Average diameter 4.5". Large, double (17-25 petals), borne mostly solitary, in small clusters, classic hybrid tea, high-centered, ruffled bloom form. Blooms in flushes throughout the season.
Medium, bushy, compact. Medium, glossy, dark green, dense foliage.
Height of 35" to 4' 11" (90 to 150 cm).
USDA zone 7b and warmer. Can be used for beds and borders, container rose, cut flower, exhibition or garden. Blooms tend to ball in wet weather. 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. Requires spring freeze protection (see glossary - Spring freeze protection) . Can be grown in the ground or in a container (container requires winter protection).
Kathryn McGredy - Macauclad. Nicknamed Auckland Lady. For my daughter.
New Zealand - Patent No: 1359 on 20 May 1998
Application No: ROS569 on 16 May 1996
Trade Name: Kathryn McGredy.
We have used the parentage from Sam's breeding records. Refer 2008 reference.
Named for Sam McGredy's eldest daughter