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'Jillian McGredy' rose Description
'MACarnhe' rose photo
Photo courtesy of Martien Brand
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HMF Ratings:
16 favorite votes.  
Light pink Floribunda.
Registration name: MACarnhe
Exhibition name: Jillian McGredy
Bred by Samuel Darragh (1932-2019) McGredy IV (1990).
Introduced in New Zealand by McGredy Roses International (New Zealand) in 1998 as 'Jillian McGredy'.
Introduced in Australia by Swane's Nursery/Swane Bros Pty Ltd in 2000 as 'Jillian McGredy'.
Light pink.  Moderate fragrance.  25 petals.  Average diameter 3.5".  Large, double (17-25 petals), in small clusters, in large clusters, high-centered bloom form.  Blooms in flushes throughout the season.  
Bushy, upright.  Medium, semi-glossy, medium green foliage.  

Height: 35" to 47" (90 to 120cm).  
USDA zone 6b and warmer.  Blooms tend to ball in wet weather.  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).  
Breeder's notes:
Jillian McGredy - Macarnhe. Nicknamed Arnhem. For my wife.
Patent status unknown (to HelpMeFind).
Sam McGredy named this rose for his wife.

According to the New Zealand Plant Variety Rights (PVR) web page, application for a PVR Grant for this rose was made May 25, 1998 (Application No. ROS678).
Jillian McGredy

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