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'Sheila's Perfume' rose Description
'Sheila's Perfume (Floribunda, Sheridan, 1982)' rose photo
Photo courtesy of Antonio Motta
Availability:
Commercially available
Synonyms:
HMF Ratings:
86 favorite votes.  
Average rating: EXCELLENT-.  
ARS:
Yellow blend Floribunda.
Registration name: HARsherry
Exhibition name: Sheila's Perfume
Origin:
Bred by John Sheridan (United Kingdom, 1982).
Introduced in United Kingdom by Harkness & Co. Ltd. in 1985 as 'Sheila's Perfume'.
Class:
Floribunda.  
Bloom:
Yellow blend, red edges.  Strong fragrance.  20 to 25 petals.  Average diameter 4.5".  Large, double (17-25 petals), borne mostly solitary, high-centered bloom form.  Blooms in flushes throughout the season.  
Habit:
Medium, bushy.  Medium, semi-glossy, dark green foliage.  
Height of 30" to 35" (75 to 90 cm).  Width of up to 2' (up to 60 cm).
Growing:
USDA zone 6b through 10b.  Can be used for beds and borders, container rose, cut flower or garden.  Disease susceptibility: very disease resistant.  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) .  Can be grown in the ground or in a container (container requires winter protection).  
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