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'English Miss' rose Description
'English Miss' rose photo
Photo courtesy of Sandie Maclean
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Average rating: EXCELLENT-.  
Light pink Floribunda.
Registration name: English Miss
Bred by Cants of Colchester (United Kingdom, 1977).
Light pink.  Strong, spice fragrance.  60 petals.  Large, very full (41+ petals), flat bloom form.  Blooms in flushes throughout the season.  
Height of 2' to 30" (60 to 75 cm).  Width of up to 2' (up to 60 cm).
USDA zone 5b and warmer.  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).  
The Peter Beales Collection of Classic Roses 2000-2001 says English Miss has blossoms that range from a soft coral pink to blush.
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