'Emily Gray' rose Description
Photo courtesy of billy teabag
Deep yellow Hybrid Wichurana.
Registration name: Emily Gray
Golden-yellow to buff, salmon-yellow highlights, yellow stamens, ages to lighter . Moderate, tea fragrance. 25 petals. Average diameter 3.5". Medium to large, double (17-25 petals), in small clusters, cupped-to-flat, open bloom form. Once-blooming spring or summer.
Tall, climbing. Large, glossy, bronze-green foliage.
Height: 14¾' to 16'5" (450 to 500cm). Width: up to 10' (up to 305cm).
USDA zone 6b through 9b (default). Can be used for cut flower, garden or landscape. Very vigorous. Disease susceptibility: very disease resistant. Requires spring freeze protection (see glossary - Spring freeze protection) . Can be grown in the ground or in a container (container requires winter protection). Prune after flowering is finished.
Patent status unknown (to HelpMeFind).
Emily Jane Williams (March 7, 1856 Wakato, Poverty Bay, NZ - June 27, 1942 Gisborne, NZ), the Breeder's older sister, married Charles Gray on July 26, 1882 at Gisborne.