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'Mrs. Herbert Stevens' rose Description
'Mrs. Herbert Stevens' rose photo
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Availability:
Commercially available
HMF Ratings:
24 favorite votes.  
Average rating: GOOD+.  
ARS:
White, near white or white blend Hybrid Tea.
Exhibition name: Mrs. Herbert Stevens
Origin:
Bred by Samuel McGredy II (Ireland, 1910).
Class:
Hybrid Tea.  
Bloom:
White, peach shading.  Nearly pure white, with a fawn and peach base to the petal..  Moderate fragrance.  Medium, semi-double to double, high-centered bloom form.  Blooms in flushes throughout the season.  
Habit:
Bushy, upright, well-branched.  
Height of 18" to 42" (45 to 105 cm).  
Growing:
USDA zone 6b and warmer.  Spring Pruning: Remove old canes and dead or diseased wood and cut back canes that cross. In warmer climates, cut back the remaining canes by about one-third. In colder areas, you'll probably find you'll have to prune a little more than that.  
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