'Emily Gray' rose Description
Photo courtesy of David Elliott
Deep yellow Hybrid Wichurana.
Registration name: Emily Gray
Golden-yellow, salmon-yellow highlights, yellow stamens. Moderate, tea fragrance. 25 petals. Average diameter 3.5". Medium to large, double (17-25 petals), cluster-flowered, in small clusters, cupped-to-flat bloom form. Once-blooming spring or summer.
Tall, climbing. Large, glossy, bronze-green foliage.
Height of 14¾' to 16' 5" (450 to 500 cm). Width of up to 10' (up to 305 cm).
USDA zone 6b through 9b (default). Can be used for cut flower, garden or landscape. Very vigorous. Disease susceptibility: very disease resistant. Requires spring freeze protection (see glossary - Spring freeze protection) . Can be grown in the ground or in a container (container requires winter protection). Prune after flowering is finished.
Raised by Dr. A.H. Williams (National Rose Society (now RNRS) President 1933/34) and named after his sister, 1918.