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'Mrs. John Laing' rose Description
'Mrs. John Laing (Hybrid Perpetual, Bennett, 1885)' rose photo
Photo courtesy of La Sagne
Availability:
Commercially available
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HMF Ratings:
69 favorite votes.  
Average rating: EXCELLENT-.  
ARS:
Medium pink Hybrid Perpetual.
Registration name: Mrs. John Laing
Origin:
Bred by Henry Bennett (United Kingdom, circa 1885).
Introduced in United States by Chas. F. Evans in 1887 as 'Mrs. John Laing'.
Introduced in Australia by Hazlewood Bros. Pty. Ltd. in before 1911 as 'Mrs. John Laing'.
Class:
Hybrid Perpetual.  
Bloom:
Deep pink, lighter edges.  Strong, centifolia, tea fragrance.  up to 45 petals.  Average diameter 4".  Large, very full (41+ petals), cupped, globular, scalloped bloom form.  Continuous (perpetual) bloom throughout the season.  
Habit:
Thornless (or almost), upright, well-branched.  
Height of 3' to 7' (90 to 215 cm).  Width of 2' to 3' (60 to 90 cm).
Growing:
USDA zone 4b and warmer.  Can be used for cut flower.  Disease susceptibility: very disease resistant.  
Ploidy:
Tetraploid
Notes:
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