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'City of Leeds' rose Description
'City of Leeds' rose photo
Photo courtesy of Harris, Peter G.
Availability:
Commercially available
Synonyms:
 
HMF Ratings:
70 favorite votes.  
Average rating: EXCELLENT-.  
ARS:
Orange-pink Floribunda.
Registration name: City of Leeds
Exhibition name: City of Leeds
Origin:
Bred by Samuel Darragh McGredy IV (1960).
Class:
Floribunda.  
Bloom:
Salmon-pink.  Orange salmon.  Mild fragrance.  19 to 20 petals.  Average diameter 4.5".  Semi-double to double bloom form.  Blooms in flushes throughout the season.  
Habit:
Bushy, thornless (or almost), upright.  Dark green foliage.  
Height of 30" to 4½' (75 to 135 cm).  Width of 2' (60 cm).
Growing:
USDA zone 5b and warmer.  Can be used for cut flower, exhibition or garden.  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.  
Breeder's notes:
City of Leeds - 60/240. Nicknamed Donald.
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