'Grey Pearl' rose Description
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Mauve or mauve blend Hybrid Tea.
Registration name: Grey Pearl
Exhibition name: Grey Pearl
Mauve or purple blend. Strong fragrance. 43 petals. Double (17-25 petals), high-centered bloom form. Blooms in flushes throughout the season.
USDA zone 7b through 10b. 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) .
United States - Patent No: PP 680 on 16 Apr 1946 VIEW USPTO PATENT
Patent application is not signed by Sam Mc Gredy, but by Walter I. Johnston.