'Socrates' rose Description
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Pink blend Tea.
Registration name: Socrates
Salmon-pink, apricot center, ages to pink . Moderate fragrance. Medium to large, full (26-40 petals), borne mostly solitary, in small clusters, scalloped bloom form. Blooms in flushes throughout the season. Glandular sepals, leafy sepals buds.
Bushy, well-branched. Matte foliage. 5 leaflets.
USDA zone 6b through 9b (default).
"David's Dilemma", an Australian foundling is tentatively thought to be the real 'Socrate'.