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'Susan Hampshire' rose Description
'Susan Hampshire' rose photo
Photo courtesy of Beth's Northern CA Rose Garden
Availability:
Commercially available
Synonyms:
HMF Ratings:
12 favorite votes.  
ARS:
Light pink Hybrid Tea.
Registration name: MEInatac
Exhibition name: Susan Hampshire
Origin:
Bred by Francesco Giacomo Paolino (France, 1972).
Class:
Hybrid Tea.  
Bloom:
Light pink.  Mild fragrance.  40 petals.  Average diameter 5".  Double (17-25 petals), full (26-40 petals), high-centered bloom form.  Blooms in flushes throughout the season.  
Habit:
Height of up to 30" (up to 75 cm).  Width of 2' (60 cm).
Growing:
USDA zone 7b 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.  Requires spring freeze protection (see glossary - Spring freeze protection) .  
Notes:
Actress Susan Hampshire was born in London, England, 12 May 1938.
 
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