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'Abigail Adams' rose Description
'Abigail Adams' rose photo
Photo courtesy of Miss Shallot
Availability:
Commercially available
Synonyms:
HMF Ratings:
44 favorite votes.  
ARS:
Medium pink Hybrid Multiflora.
Exhibition name: Abigail Adams Rose
Origin:
Bred by Malcolm ("Mike") Lowe (United States, 1995).
Introduced in United States by Ashdown Roses Historic Archive in 2005 as 'Abigail Adams'.
Class:
Hybrid Multiflora.  
Bloom:
Pink, ages to white .  Moderate fragrance.  Small, semi-double (9-16 petals), cluster-flowered, in large clusters bloom form.  Blooms in flushes throughout the season.  
Habit:
Spreading.  
Height of 5' to 6' (150 to 185 cm).  Width of 5' to 6' (150 to 185 cm).
Growing:
USDA zone 4b and warmer.  Can be used for garden or ground cover.  
Breeder's notes:
The Gift x Sweet Chariot Has now been formally named "The Abigail Adams Rose" Available from Ashdown roses This is a repeat flowering multiflora with semi-double, small, very fragrant light pink flowers in clusters of up to thirty five. The bush is from 4 to 6 feet tall and 4 to 6 ft wide covered with thousand of hips in the fall while still producing flowers. Plants have been tested to Zone 4 and are hardy to the tips.
Notes:
Mike Lowe of Lowe's Roses says the flowers are small, semi-double and pink...
 
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