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'Elizabeth of Glamis ®' rose Description
'Elizabeth of Glamis ®' rose photo
Photo courtesy of Beth's Northern CA Rose Garden
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 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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