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'Jill Dando' rose Description
'Jill Dando' rose photo
Photo courtesy of Singularly Beautiful Roses
Availability:
Commercially available
Synonyms:
BEAjil
HMF Ratings:
9 favorite votes.  
ARS:
Red blend Shrub.
Registration name: BEAjil
Exhibition name: Jill Dando
Origin:
Bred by Amanda Beales (United Kingdom, 2000).
Introduced in United Kingdom by Peter Beales Roses in 2000 as 'Jill Dando'.
Class:
Shrub.  
Bloom:
Red blend.  Single to semi-double bloom form.  Occasional repeat later in the season.  
Habit:
Height of 3' (90 cm).  Width of 2' (60 cm).
Growing:
USDA zone 6b through 9b (default).  Disease susceptibility: very disease resistant.  
Notes:
The Peter Beales Collection of Classic Roses 2000-2001 says Jill Dando has clusters of semi-single bright red blooms with hints of yellow at their centers.


This rose was named at the request of Gloria Hunniford, a dear friend of Jill Dando, who died so tragically.
UK television presenter Jill Dando was born 6 November 1961. She was shot to death on the doorstep of her home 26 April 1999.

 
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