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'Edith Clark' rose Description
'Edith Clark' rose photo
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Availability:
Commercially available
HMF Ratings:
10 favorite votes.  
ARS:
Medium red Hybrid Tea.
Registration name: Edith Clark
Exhibition name: Edith Clark
Origin:
Bred by Alister Clark (Australia, 1927).
Introduced in Australia by E. & W. Hackett Ltd. in 1928 as 'Edith Clark'.
Class:
Hybrid Tea.  
Bloom:
Red.  Crimson, scarlet, thick petals of exceptional texture, imbricated and reflexed. Does not blue or burn. Upright strong stiff stems.on a sturdy bush.  Moderate fragrance.  Medium, double (17-25 petals), borne mostly solitary, globular, reflexed bloom form.  Blooms in flushes throughout the season.  
Habit:
Short, bushy, compact, thornless (or almost).  
Growing:
USDA zone 6b through 9b (default).  
Notes:
'Edith Clark' has not been positively identified in Australia. It was said to resemble 'Chateau de Clos Vougeot and was of a ‘Lady Maureen Stewart’ type.
 
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