'Hopie Girl' rose Description
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Light yellow Hybrid Tea.Registration name: ReshopieExhibition name:
Light yellow. Mild fragrance. 24 to 32 petals. Average diameter 4". Medium to large, double (17-25 petals), borne mostly solitary, classic hybrid tea, exhibition, high-centered bloom form. Blooms in flushes throughout the season.
Medium, upright. Medium, matte, medium green foliage.
Height of 4' to 6' (120 to 185 cm). Width of 2' to 4' (60 to 120 cm).
USDA zone 6b through 9b (default). Can be grown as a shrub. Disease susceptibility: disease resistant, susceptible to blackspot . Remove spent blooms to encourage re-bloom. Feed this rose well. Prune dead wood. Requires good cultivation if it is to perform its best.
Hopie Girl is a non phototropic exhibition Hybrid tea. With proper pruning it can easily reach well over 6 feet in warmer climates. Fall is the best time of year for this rose.
Removal of the terminal bud when it first begins to develop will result in beautiful hybrid tea sprays of 3 to 6 blooms. Hopie Girl consistently produces blooms with exhibition form, especially in the Fall.