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'Old Blush' rose Description
'Old Blush' rose photo
Photo courtesy of fehngarten
Availability:
Commercially available
HMF Ratings:
166 favorite votes.  
Average rating: EXCELLENT.  
ARS:
Medium pink.
Registration name: Old Blush
Origin:
Bred by Unknown Chinese Breeder(s) (China, before 1793).
Discovered by Parsons (United Kingdom, 1793).
Class:
China / Bengale.  
Bloom:
Pink.  Moderate fragrance.  Medium, semi-double to double, in small clusters, cupped-to-flat bloom form.  Blooms in flushes throughout the season.  
Habit:
Bushy.  Light green foliage.  
Height of 3' to 10' (90 to 305 cm).  Width of 30" to 6½' (75 to 200 cm).
Growing:
USDA zone 6a through 10b.  Hardy.  shade tolerant.  
Ploidy:
Diploid
Parentage:
Notes:
One of the four Stud Chinas. Original Western Name is 'Parson's Pink China'
See also 'Yue Yue Fen'.

This rose is included in the World Federation of Rose Societies Old Rose Hall of Fame. The Old Rose Hall of Fame recognizes roses of historical or genealogical important and those roses which have enjoyed continued popularity over a great many years.
 
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