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'Elizabeth of Glamis ®' rose Description
'Elizabeth of Glamis ®' rose photo
Photo courtesy of Graebear's Roses
Availability:
Commercially available
HMF Ratings:
31 favorite votes.  
Average rating: EXCELLENT.  
ARS:
Orange-pink Floribunda.
Registration name: Elizabeth of Glamis ®
Exhibition name: Elizabeth of Glamis ®
Origin:
Bred by Samuel Darragh McGredy IV (1958).
Introduced in Ireland by Samuel McGredy and Son, Nurserymen (Ireland) as 'Elizabeth of Glamis'.
Introduced by Unknown (Australia) in 1964 as 'Elizabeth of Glamis'.
Introduced in New Zealand by Avenue Roses/Avenue Nurseries (Levin) Ltd. in 1965 as 'Elizabeth of Glamis'.
Class:
Floribunda.  
Bloom:
Salmon-orange.  Coral salmon. Light apricot pink..  Strong fragrance.  25 to 35 petals.  Average diameter 3.5".  Full (26-40 petals), cluster-flowered, in small clusters, flat bloom form.  Blooms in flushes throughout the season.  
Habit:
Medium, bushy, compact, upright.  
Height of 3' to 42" (90 to 105 cm).  Width of 2' (60 cm).
Growing:
USDA zone 6b and warmer.  Can be used for beds and borders, container rose or garden.  Vigorous.  rain tolerant.  Disease susceptibility: susceptible to blackspot .  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.  
Breeder's notes:
Elizabeth of Glamis - Macel. Nicknamed Budapest. For H.M. the Queen Mother.
Notes:
Named in honour of The Queen Mother. It was the first rose to be granted copyright protection in Britain.
 
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