'Penny Lane' rose Description
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Apricot or apricot blend Large-Flowered Climber.Registration name: HARdwellExhibition name:
Climber, Large-Flowered Climber.
Apricot or apricot blend. Strong fragrance. 50 petals. Average diameter 4.75". Double (17-25 petals), old-fashioned, ruffled bloom form. Occasional repeat later in the season.
Climbing. Small, glossy, medium green, dense foliage.
Height of 12' to 15' (365 to 455 cm). Width of 6' 7" to 8' (200 to 245 cm).
USDA zone 5b through 10b. Rain tolerant.
Australia - Patent on 17 Jun 2003
Application No: 2002/014 VIEW PBR PATENT
'Hardwell' syn. Penny Lane
European Union - Patent No: 4598 on 7 Jun 1999
Application No: 19980560 on 14 Apr 1998
Breeder: Richard Harkness. No. 109 in the 1999 Monza Competition. (Source: Website Roseto Niso Fumagalli.)
The Peter Beales Collection of Classic Roses 2000-2001 describes the coloring of the blooms as soft honey colour changing to blush pink later each summer...
Parentage from Australian Patent No. 2002/14.
If pruned in summer will produce an autumn flush.