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'Grace Seward' rose Description
'Grace Seward' rose photo
Photo courtesy of A Capitol Hill Rose Garden (1915)
Availability:
Commercially available
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HMF Ratings:
30 favorite votes.  
Average rating: EXCELLENT.  
ARS:
White, near white or white blend Miniature.
Registration name: TINgrace
Exhibition name: Grace Seward
Origin:
Bred by Cecilia L. (Dee) Bennett (United States, 1991).
Class:
Miniature.  
Bloom:
White.  Sweet fragrance.  5 petals.  Average diameter 2.5".  Very large, single (4-8 petals), borne mostly solitary, cluster-flowered, in small clusters, flat bloom form.  Blooms in flushes throughout the season.  
Habit:
Tall, bushy, well-branched.  Medium, semi-glossy, medium green foliage.  
Height of 2' to 3' (60 to 90 cm).  
Growing:
USDA zone 5b through 10b.  Can be used for beds and borders or garden.  Vigorous.  heat tolerant.  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.  
Patents:
United States - Patent No: PP 8,899   VIEW USPTO PATENT
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