HelpMeFind Roses, Clematis and Peonies
Roses, Clematis and Peonies
and everything gardening related.
DescriptionPhotosLineageAwardsReferencesMember RatingsMember CommentsMember JournalsCuttingsGardensBuy From 
'Kootenay' rose Description
'Kootenay' rose photo
Photo courtesy of marcir
Availability:
Commercially available
Synonyms:
HMF Ratings:
6 favorite votes.  
ARS:
Light yellow Hybrid Tea.
Registration name: Kootenay
Origin:
Bred by Alexander Dickson II (United Kingdom, 1917).
Class:
Hybrid Tea.  
Bloom:
Cream to light pink, light yellow shading.  Shaded primrose-yellow.  Moderate, tea fragrance.  Large, double (17-25 petals), globular, urn-shaped bloom form.  Blooms in flushes throughout the season.  
Habit:
Upright.  
Growing:
USDA zone 7b and warmer.  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) .  
Parentage:
Notes:
This rose was said to have "long rigid stalks" and "tea blood". Refer 1914 and 1916 references.
 
© 2014 HelpMeFind.com