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'Lady Ann Kidwell' rose Description
'Lady Ann Kidwell (Polyantha, Krebs, 1948)' rose photo
Photo courtesy of Rupert, Kim L.
Availability:
Commercially available
HMF Ratings:
15 favorite votes.  
Average rating: EXCELLENT.  
ARS:
Deep pink Polyantha.
Registration name: Lady Ann Kidwell
Exhibition name: Lady Ann Kidwell
Origin:
Bred by Alfred Krebs (United States, 1948).
Introduced in United States by Marsh's Nursery in 1948 as 'Lady Ann Kidwell'.
Class:
Polyantha.  
Bloom:
Rose-red.  Mild fragrance.  Medium, double (17-25 petals), borne mostly solitary, nodding or "weak neck", quilled bloom form.  Blooms in flushes throughout the season.  Pointed buds.  
Habit:
Upright.  Glossy, leathery foliage.  
Height of up to 6' (up to 185 cm).  Width of up to 6' (up to 185 cm).
Growing:
USDA zone 6b and warmer.  Can be used for cut flower or garden.  Vigorous.  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 1,226  on  10 Nov 1953   VIEW USPTO PATENT
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