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'Madge Taylor' rose Description
'Madge Taylor' rose photo
Photo courtesy of Jocelen
Availability:
Commercially available
HMF Ratings:
5 favorite votes.  
ARS:
Deep pink Hybrid Tea.
Registration name: Madge Taylor
Origin:
Bred by Alister Clark (Australia, 1930).
Introduced in Australia by Hazlewood Bros. Pty. Ltd. in 1930 as 'Madge Taylor'.
Class:
Hybrid Tea.  
Bloom:
Deep cerise or carmine, a rich dark pink. Known for its long petals..  Mild fragrance.  Large, full (26-40 petals), globular bloom form.  Blooms in flushes throughout the season.  
Growing:
USDA zone 6b and warmer.  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.  
Parentage:
Notes:
Similar to 'War Paint'. Refer 1933 reference.
This rose was found in the garden area at "Glenara" in the 1990's and reintroduced by John Nieuwesteeg.
 
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