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'Mary Wallace' rose Description
'Mary Wallace' rose photo
Photo courtesy of NEroseman
Availability:
Commercially available
Synonyms:
HMF Ratings:
26 favorite votes.  
ARS:
Medium pink Hybrid Wichurana.
Registration name: Mary Wallace
Origin:
Bred by Dr. Walter Van Fleet (United States, before 1922).
Introduced in United States by U.S. Dept of Agriculture in 1924 as 'Mary Wallace'.
Introduced in Australia by Hazlewood Bros. Pty. Ltd. in 1925 as 'Mary Wallace'.
Class:
Climber, Hybrid Wichurana, Large-Flowered Climber.  
Bloom:
Pink, salmon-pink undertones.  Moderate fragrance.  13 to 20 petals.  Average diameter 4".  Very large, semi-double (9-16 petals), borne mostly solitary, in small clusters, cupped bloom form.  Spring or summer flush with scattered later bloom.  
Habit:
Climbing, thornless (or almost).  Large, glossy, dense foliage.  
Height of 10' to 20' (305 to 610 cm).  Width of up to 8' (up to 245 cm).
Growing:
USDA zone 6b through 9b (default).  Very vigorous.  Disease susceptibility: very disease resistant, susceptible to blackspot .  Prune after flowering is finished.  
Ploidy:
Triploid
Notes:
Long stems, loose blooms and the old flowers hang on.
 
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