'Nora Cunningham' rose Description
Photo courtesy of David Elliott
Light pink Large-Flowered Climber.
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.