'Mrs. David McKee' rose Description
Photo courtesy of Eric Timewell
Light yellow Hybrid Tea.
Registration name: Mrs. David McKee
Exhibition name: Mrs. David McKee
Light yellow. [White to cream, lemon-yellow center.]. Creamy yellow. Strong, damask, lemon, tea fragrance. Full (26-40 petals), cupped bloom form. Blooms in flushes throughout the season. Rounded buds.
Bushy, upright. Large foliage.
Height of 6' 7" (200 cm).
USDA zone 6b through 9b (default). Can be used for exhibition. Produces decorative hips. Prune lightly or not at all.
In 2013, "C. W. Ellis" was compared with David Ruston's plant of 'Mrs. David McKee', 1904 and found to be similar.