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'Mrs. R.M. Finch' rose Description
'Mrs. R.M. Finch' rose photo
Photo courtesy of Lee Sherman's High Desert Rose Garden
Availability:
Commercially available
HMF Ratings:
27 favorite votes.  
Average rating: EXCELLENT.  
ARS:
Medium pink Polyantha.
Registration name: Mrs. R.M. Finch
Exhibition name: Mrs. R.M. Finch
Origin:
Bred by R.M. Finch (Australia, 1923).
Class:
Polyantha.  
Bloom:
Rose-pink, ages to lighter .  Strong, opinions vary fragrance.  Average diameter 2".  Medium, double (17-25 petals), cluster-flowered, in large clusters, cupped bloom form.  Blooms in flushes throughout the season.  
Habit:
Bushy.  Glossy, leathery foliage.  
Height of 2' to 3' (60 to 90 cm).  Width of 3' (90 cm).
Growing:
USDA zone 6b through 9b (default).  Can be used for beds and borders, container rose, cut flower or garden.  Vigorous.  heat tolerant.  Remove spent blooms to encourage re-bloom.  
Ploidy:
Tetraploid
Notes:
'Mrs. R. M. Finch' is often sold as 'Australia Felix'.
 
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