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'Blushing Lucy' rose Description
'Blushing Lucy' rose photo
Photo courtesy of Margaret Furness
Availability:
Commercially available
Synonyms:
HMF Ratings:
20 favorite votes.  
Average rating: EXCELLENT.  
ARS:
Light pink, deep pink Hybrid Tea, Cl., Hybrid Wichurana.
Registration name: Lucy (Cl. Williams, 1936)
Origin:
Bred by Dr. A.H. Williams (United Kingdom, 1935).
Class:
Climber, Hybrid Wichurana, Large-Flowered Climber.  
Bloom:
Light pink, white shading. [Deep pink.]  Strong fragrance.  Semi-double (9-16 petals) bloom form.  Blooms in flushes throughout the season, occasional repeat later in the season.  
Habit:
Climbing.  

Height: 4'11" to 12' (150 to 365cm).  
Growing:
USDA zone 4b through 9b.  Disease susceptibility: very disease resistant.  
Patents:
Patent status unknown (to HelpMeFind).
Parentage:
Notes:
Heirloom Old Garden Roses says Blushing Lucy has semi-double, blush pink blooms that are accented by a white eye and are produced in large clusters...
Freedom Garden says that an "unblushing" version is also in commerce under the same name.
Lucy Caroline Simpson Harvey (November 30, 1869 Cheltenham - January 22, 1940 Roffrey, Sussex) married the Breeder on August 3, 1899 at Hampstead.
 
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