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'English Miss' rose Description
'English Miss' rose photo
Photo courtesy of Jay-Jay
Availability:
Commercially available
HMF Ratings:
36 favorite votes.  
Average rating: EXCELLENT-.  
ARS:
Light pink Floribunda.
Registration name: English Miss
Origin:
Bred by Cants of Colchester (United Kingdom, 1977).
Class:
Floribunda.  
Bloom:
Light pink.  Strong, spice fragrance.  60 petals.  Large, very full (41+ petals), flat bloom form.  Blooms in flushes throughout the season.  
Habit:
Height of 2' to 30" (60 to 75 cm).  Width of up to 2' (up to 60 cm).
Growing:
USDA zone 5b and warmer.  Disease susceptibility: very disease resistant.  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.  Requires spring freeze protection (see glossary - Spring freeze protection) .  Can be grown in the ground or in a container (container requires winter protection).  
Notes:
The Peter Beales Collection of Classic Roses 2000-2001 says English Miss has blossoms that range from a soft coral pink to blush.
 
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