'Eclipse' rose Description
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Light yellow Hybrid Tea.
Registration name: Eclipse (hybrid tea, Nicolas, 1932)
Golden-yellow to cream, red shading, ages to white. Reddish filaments, smooth pedicel, pear-shaped hips. Moderate fragrance. 25 to 30 petals. Very large, very double, cupped, open bloom form. Blooms in flushes throughout the season. Long, pointed buds.
Bushy. Dark green, leathery foliage.
Height: 42" to 5' (105 to 150cm). Width: up to 4' (up to 120cm).
USDA zone 6b through 9b (default). Requires spring freeze protection (see glossary - Spring freeze protection) . Can be grown in the ground or in a container (container requires winter protection).
'Eclipse' first bloomed on the day of a solar eclipse on 31 August 1932, hence its name.