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'First Lady Nancy' rose Description
'First Lady Nancy' rose photo
Photo courtesy of Chris Greenwood
HMF Ratings:
3 favorite votes.  
Yellow blend Hybrid Tea.
Registration name: AROnance
Exhibition name: First Lady Nancy
Bred by Jack E. Christensen (United States, 1981). Bred by Herbert C. Swim (United States, 1981).
Introduced in United States by Armstrong Roses as 'First Lady Nancy'.
Hybrid Tea.  
Light yellow, light pink shading.  None to mild, tea fragrance.  Average diameter 5".  Large, full (26-40 petals), borne mostly solitary, cluster-flowered, in small clusters, formal, high-centered to cupped, spiral centers bloom form.  Blooms in flushes throughout the season.  Long, pointed buds.  
Medium, bushy, upright, well-branched.  Large, semi-glossy, medium green foliage.  
USDA zone 6b through 9b (default).  Can be used for cut flower or garden.  
United States - Patent No: PP 5,295  on  16 Oct 1984   VIEW USPTO PATENT
Parentage listed in patent is [American Heritage X First Prize]
Some question about parentage... Jack Christensen says parentage is First Prize x American Heritage... the blossom is cream with a pink blush and this rose is no longer available...