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'The Queen Elizabeth Rose, Cl.' rose Description
'Queen Elizabeth, Cl.' rose photo
Photo courtesy of Brad's Garden
Availability:
Commercially available
HMF Ratings:
45 favorite votes.  
Average rating: EXCELLENT.  
ARS:
Medium pink, medium red Floribunda, Cl. , Grandiflora, Cl..
Origin:
Discovered by Dorothy S. Whisler (United States, 1957).
Class:
Climber, Floribunda, Cl., Grandiflora, Cl..  
Bloom:
Pink. [Red.]  Mild fragrance.  Large, full (26-40 petals) bloom form.  Blooms in flushes throughout the season, once-blooming spring or summer.  
Habit:
Climbing.  
Height of 12' to 14' (365 to 425 cm).  
Growing:
USDA zone 5b through 9b.  Hardy.  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 1,615   VIEW USPTO PATENT
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