'Elly J. Nieborg' rose Description
Photo courtesy of Felicien en Wim Biets-Rose Garden Hakuna Matata
Apricot and pink. Pink orange with fuschia blending. Strong, fruity fragrance. Average diameter 4.75". Large, very full (41+ petals), in large clusters, high-centered to cupped, old-fashioned bloom form. Continuous (perpetual) bloom throughout the season. Medium, decorative, fragrant buds.
Height of 39" to 6' 7" (100 to 200 cm). Width of 20" to 28" (50 to 70 cm).
USDA zone 2b through 8b. Can be used for beds and borders, container rose or garden. Very hardy. drought resistant. shade tolerant. Disease susceptibility: very disease resistant, blackspot resistant, mildew resistant, rust resistant. Remove old canes and dead or diseased wood.. Needs little care; relatively disease-free and quite hardy. Prune lightly until this rose gets established (about two years), then prune it back by about a third.. Remove unproductive wood every third year or so.