'Kit Delahanty' rose Description
Photo courtesy of James Delahanty
Deep pink Bourbon.
Registration name: Kit Delahanty
Exhibition name: Kit Delahanty
Deep pink, reverse pink with white at the base.. Strong fragrance. Average diameter 4". Very full (41+ petals), borne mostly solitary bloom form.
Medium, spreading. Medium, matte, medium green foliage.
Height of 2' to 5' (60 to 150 cm).
USDA zone 6b and warmer. Can be used for cut flower, garden or specimen.
The rose was discovered in 2004. It takes the rose a couple of years growth before it blooms with any generosity, and it responds well to pegging.
Curved, gray, 3-4mm prickles.