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'Nelson's Pride' rose Description
'Nelson's Pride' rose photo
Photo courtesy of Maribel Blasco
Availability:
Commercially available
Synonyms:
HMF Ratings:
9 favorite votes.  
ARS:
White, near white or white blend Shrub.
Registration name: Beacake
Exhibition name: Nelson's Pride
Origin:
Bred by Amanda Beales (United Kingdom).
Introduced in United Kingdom by Peter Beales Roses in 2006 as 'Nelson's Pride'.
Class:
Shrub.  
Bloom:
Cream.  None to mild fragrance.  Average diameter 4.75".  Medium, double (17-25 petals), borne mostly solitary bloom form.  Continuous (perpetual) bloom throughout the season.  
Habit:
Short, bushy.  Medium, semi-glossy, dark green foliage.  
Height of up to 35" (up to 90 cm).  
Growing:
USDA zone 6b through 9b (default).  Can be used for beds and borders, container rose, cut flower, garden, hedge or landscape.  Remove spent blooms to encourage re-bloom.  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.  
Notes:
According to the Classic Roses (Peter Beales) website, Nelson's Pride was "introduced as part of the 200th Anniversary of The Battle of Trafalgar in 2005."
 
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