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'Peggy Rockefeller ™' rose Description
'Peggy Rockefeller ™' rose photo
Photo courtesy of Beth's Northern CA Rose Garden
Availability:
Commercially available
Synonyms:
WILace
HMF Ratings:
19 favorite votes.  
Average rating: EXCELLENT.  
ARS:
Dark red Hybrid Tea.
Registration name: WILace
Exhibition name: Peggy Rockefeller ™
Origin:
Bred by J. Benjamin Williams (United States, 1992).
Class:
Hybrid Tea.  
Bloom:
Carmine-red to cherry-red, darker edges.  Moderate, spice fragrance.  40 petals.  Very full (41+ petals) bloom form.  Blooms in flushes throughout the season.  
Habit:
Medium, bushy, upright.  Large, semi-glossy, dark green foliage.  
Growing:
USDA zone 7b and warmer.  Can be used for beds and borders, cut flower or garden.  Disease susceptibility: very disease resistant.  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) .  
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