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'Mrs. David McKee' rose Description
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Photo courtesy of Margaret Furness
Synonyms:
HMF Ratings:
12 favorite votes.  
ARS:
Light yellow Hybrid Tea.
Registration name: Mrs. David McKee
Exhibition name: Mrs. David McKee
Origin:
Bred by Alexander Dickson II (United Kingdom, 1904).
Discovered by Pat Toolan (Australia).
Class:
Found Rose, Hybrid Tea.  
Bloom:
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.  
Habit:
Bushy, upright.  Large foliage.  
Height of 6' 7" (200 cm).  
Growing:
USDA zone 6b through 9b (default).  Can be used for exhibition.  Produces decorative hips.  Prune lightly or not at all.  
Notes:
In 2013, "C. W. Ellis" was compared with David Ruston's plant of 'Mrs. David McKee', 1904 and found to be similar.
 
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