'12 Tess of the D'Urbervilles OP' rose Description
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Pink. Mild fragrance. Average diameter 2.75". Medium, semi-double (9-16 petals), in small clusters, open bloom form. Moderate, blooms in flushes throughout the season. Medium, pointed buds.
Tall, arching, armed with thorns / prickles, climbing. Medium, matte, medium green foliage.
Height of 26" to 8' 2" (65 to 250 cm). Width of 26" to 8' 2" (65 to 250 cm).
USDA zone 6a and warmer. Can be used for garden or shrub. Hardy. vigorous. can be grown as a shrub. can be trained as a climber. flowers drop off cleanly. shade tolerant. Disease susceptibility: disease resistant, blackspot resistant, mildew resistant, rust resistant.
Two years after planting, it suddenly sent out long basal shoots, high up... so it can be trained as a climber.