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'Audrey Wilcox' rose Description
'Audrey Wilcox' rose photo
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Availability:
Commercially available
Synonyms:
HMF Ratings:
29 favorite votes.  
Average rating: EXCELLENT.  
ARS:
Red blend Hybrid Tea.
Registration name: FRYwilrey
Exhibition name: Audrey Wilcox
Origin:
Bred by John Wilcox (Unknown). Bred by Gareth Fryer (1948-....) (United Kingdom, 1985).
Introduced in United Kingdom by Fryer's Roses/Fryer's Nurseries Ltd. in 1985 as 'Audrey Wilcox'.
Class:
Hybrid Tea.  
Bloom:
Cerise and cream..  Flowers cerise red and silver cream.  Strong fragrance.  Large, full (26-40 petals) bloom form.  Blooms in flushes throughout the season.  
Habit:
Upright.  Large, glossy, dark green foliage.  
Height of 31" (80 cm).  
Growing:
USDA zone 7b and warmer.  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) .  
Parentage:
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Notes:
Fryer's Roses says Audrey Wilcox has heavily perfumed, large shapely blooms that are dark pink and creamy-silver. This rose is a winner of the Bronze Medal and special award for fragrance from Baden-Baden and received a Certificate of Merit in Belfast...
 
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