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'Marjory Palmer' rose Description
'Marjory Palmer' rose photo
Photo courtesy of HubertG
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HMF Ratings:
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Average rating: EXCELLENT-.  
Medium pink Polyantha.
Registration name: Marjory Palmer
Exhibition name: Marjory Palmer
Bred by Alister Clark (1864-1949) (Australia, 1936).
Introduced in Australia by Hazlewood Bros. Pty. Ltd. in 1936 as 'Marjory Palmer'.
Pink.  Strong fragrance.  28 to 32 petals.  Average diameter 3".  In small clusters, flat, quartered bloom form.  Blooms in flushes throughout the season.  Small buds.  
Bushy, compact.  
Height of 31" to 39" (80 to 100 cm).  Width of 39" to 4' 7" (100 to 140 cm).
USDA zone 6b through 9b (default).  Can be used for beds and borders or ground cover.  Disease susceptibility: very disease resistant.  
The correct spelling is Marjory. This name has been horribly mis-spelt over the decades.

Fran Cleland included these comments with her photos: 'Marjory Palmer' was popular as a hedge in her heyday. Susan Irvine says she is quick to rebloom, and describes her as a short grower. She is fairly shaded in the Alister Clark Garden, I suppose hence the vibrancy of the colour. She grows there next to 'Lady Mann', and they are perfect companions.
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