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'Dublin Bay' rose Description
'Dublin Bay' rose photo
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Availability:
Commercially available
Synonyms:
MACdub
HMF Ratings:
78 favorite votes.  
Average rating: EXCELLENT.  
ARS:
Medium red Large-Flowered Climber.
Registration name: MACdub
Exhibition name: Dublin Bay
Origin:
Bred by Samuel Darragh McGredy IV (1969).
Introduced in Ireland by Samuel McGredy and Son, Nurserymen (Ireland) as 'Dublin Bay'.
Class:
Climber, Floribunda, Cl., Large-Flowered Climber.  
Bloom:
Dark red, darker edges.  Mild, fruity fragrance.  25 petals.  Average diameter 4.5".  Large, double (17-25 petals) bloom form.  Blooms in flushes throughout the season.  
Habit:
Medium, armed with thorns / prickles, climbing.  Glossy, dark green foliage.  
Height of 8' to 12' (245 to 365 cm).  Width of up to 5' (up to 150 cm).
Growing:
USDA zone 6b through 9b (default).  Can be used for garden or shrub.  Disease susceptibility: very disease resistant.  
Breeder's notes:
Dublin Bay - Macdub
Patents:
New Zealand - Patent No: PVR 6  on  14 Mar 1977
Application  on  5 Apr 1976
The breeder's Reference for this rose is Macdub. The New Zealand Trade Name is 'Dublin Bay'. This PVR Grant expires March 14, 2000.
Notes:
A shrubby medium height climber that takes time to produce its best. More suitable for walls than pillars.
 
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