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'Morden Centennial' rose Description
'Morden Centennial' rose photo
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Availability:
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Synonyms:
HMF Ratings:
30 favorite votes.  
Average rating: GOOD+.  
ARS:
Medium pink Shrub.
Registration name: Morden Centennial
Origin:
Bred by Henry H. Marshall (Canada, 1972).
Class:
Shrub.  Parkland Series Collection.  
Bloom:
Pink.  Mild fragrance.  40 to 45 petals.  Average diameter 4".  Large, very full (41+ petals), in small clusters bloom form.  Blooms in flushes throughout the season.  Ovoid buds.  
Habit:
Medium, bushy, dense.  Semi-glossy, dark green foliage.  7 leaflets.  
Height of 3' to 4' (90 to 120 cm).  Width of 6' (185 cm).
Growing:
USDA zone 3b and warmer.  Can be used for beds and borders, cut flower or garden.  Very hardy.  Disease susceptibility: susceptible to blackspot .  
Notes:
In September 1998, the Montreal Botanical Garden (Le Jardin Botanique de Montreal) carried out a survey of its roses' resistance to black spot, powdery mildew and rust. This is one of the outstanding varieties which showed a 0% to 5% infection rate. The data were taken on well-established roses.

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