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'Mary Pickford' rose Description
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Availability:
Commercially available
HMF Ratings:
16 favorite votes.  
ARS:
Apricot or apricot blend Hybrid Tea.
Registration name: Mary Pickford
Origin:
Bred by Howard & Smith (United States, 1923).
Introduced in Australia by Hazlewood Bros. Pty. Ltd. in 1926 as 'Mary Pickford'.
Class:
Hybrid Tea, Pernetiana.  
Bloom:
Light yellow, darker center.  Strong fragrance.  Large, double (17-25 petals), borne mostly solitary bloom form.  Blooms in flushes throughout the season.  
Habit:
Bushy, thornless (or almost), upright.  
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) .  
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