'St. Nicholas' rose Description
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Average rating: GOOD-.
Deep pink Damask.
Registration name: St. Nicholas
Deep pink. Mild fragrance. Single to semi-double bloom form. Occasional repeat later in the season.
Height of 3' to 6' (90 to 185 cm). Width of up to 3' (up to 90 cm).
Nigel Pratt of Tasman Bay Roses
says the semi-double flowers are rose pink with pronounced golden stamens when fully open... Sets hips
This plant was discovered as a random seedling in St. Nicholas, Yorkshire. But I can't resist connecting the name of the rose with an historical event, so... Clement C. Moore's poem, A Visit from St. Nicholas, was published 23 December 1823.