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'Lady Elgin' rose photo
Photo courtesy of Armstrong Garden Centers Inc.
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Average rating: EXCELLENT-.  
Yellow blend Hybrid Tea.
Registration name: Lady Elgin
Exhibition name: Lady Elgin
Bred by Francis Meilland (1912-1958) (France, 1954).
Introduced in Australia by Hazlewood Bros. Pty. Ltd. in 1959 as 'Thaïs'.
Hybrid Tea.  
Yellow blend.  Strong, sweet fragrance.  40 petals.  Full (26-40 petals), cupped, high-centered bloom form.  Blooms in flushes throughout the season.  
Height of 3' to 4' (90 to 120 cm).  Width of 2' to 4' (60 to 120 cm).
USDA zone 4b through 10b.  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.  
United States - Patent No: PP 1,469   VIEW USPTO PATENT
Arena Rose Co.'s Catalog 2000 says Lady Elgin produces very full blooms of light amber that open with high centers and finish as broad cups...