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'Nora Cunningham' rose Description
'Nora Cunningham' rose photo
Photo courtesy of Margaret Furness
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Light pink Large-Flowered Climber.
Bred by Alister Clark (Australia, 1920).
Introduced in Australia by E. & W. Hackett Ltd. in 1920 as 'Nora Cunningham'.
Introduced in Australia by Hazlewood Bros. Pty. Ltd. in before 1921 as 'Nora Cuningham'.
Hybrid Tea, Cl., Large-Flowered Climber.  
Light pink, lighter center.  Moderate fragrance.  Semi-double (9-16 petals), borne mostly solitary, in small clusters, cupped bloom form.  Occasional repeat later in the season.  
Climbing, upright.  Light green, wrinkled (rugose) foliage.  
Height of 10' to 12' (305 to 365 cm).  
USDA zone 6b through 9b (default).  Disease susceptibility: susceptible to blackspot .  
Discrepancies in the spelling of the name. Alister Clark called the rose 'Nora Cunningham' in advertisements in the Australian Rose Annual, but the introducer, E. & W. Hackett, Ltd., called it 'Nora Cuningham' in The Gardening Bulletin. Refer 2010 reference.
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