'The Doctor' rose Description
Photo courtesy of Cliff's High Desert Garden Archival Dec, 2011 last updated 101812
Medium pink Hybrid Tea.
Registration name: The Doctor
Exhibition name: The Doctor
Pink. Strong fragrance. 25 petals. Average diameter 6". Large, high-centered bloom form. Blooms in flushes throughout the season.
Height of 2' to 30" (60 to 75 cm). Width of 2' (60 cm).
USDA zone 6b and warmer. Disease susceptibility: susceptible to blackspot . 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.
Named after the rose breeder and author Jean Henri (J.H.) Nicolas.