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'Mrs. B.R. Cant' rose Description
'Mrs. B.R. Cant (Tea, Cant, 1901)' rose photo
Photo courtesy of billy teabag
Availability:
Commercially available
Synonyms:
HMF Ratings:
67 favorite votes.  
Average rating: EXCELLENT.  
ARS:
Medium pink Tea.
Registration name: Mrs. B.R. Cant
Origin:
Bred by Benjamin R. Cant & Sons (United Kingdom, 1901).
Class:
Tea.  
Bloom:
Deep pink, lighter shading, silver(y) center, tan undertones.  Moderate fragrance.  Large, double (17-25 petals), cupped bloom form.  Prolific, blooms in flushes throughout the season.  
Habit:
Armed with thorns / prickles, bushy, climbing.  Blue-green foliage.  
Height of 6' to 9' (185 to 275 cm).  Width of 4' to 12' (120 to 365 cm).
Growing:
USDA zone 7b through 9b.  Can be used for cut flower, garden, landscape, shrub or specimen.  Very vigorous.  benefits from winter protection in colder climates.  drought resistant.  heat tolerant.  Disease susceptibility: disease resistant.  Resist the urge to prune this rose too heavily -- it doesn't like it!.  
Parentage:
Notes:
Pierre Guillot states that 'Mrs B.-R. Cant' is a descendant of 'Safrano à fleurs rouges'.- see References.
 
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