'Penelope' rose Description
Photo courtesy of Claus Elvers 1965
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Seashell-pink, yellow shading. Strong fragrance. up to 25 petals. Average diameter 4". Large, semi-double to double, in large clusters, open bloom form. Blooms in flushes throughout the season.
Bushy, upright. Small, semi-glossy, dark green foliage.
Height of 40" to 8' (100 to 245 cm). Width of 40" to 5' (100 to 150 cm).
USDA zone 5b through 10b. Drought resistant. Resist the urge to prune this rose too heavily -- it doesn't like it!.
Meg Peterson says this rose will do well in a partially shaded location.