'Lord Lambourne' rose Description
Photo courtesy of David Elliott
Yellow blend Hybrid Tea.
Registration name: Lord Lambourne
Exhibition name: Lord Lambourne
Butter-yellow, golden-yellow undertones, carmine-pink edges. Strong, fruity fragrance. Average diameter 5". Very large, full (26-40 petals), borne mostly solitary, in small clusters, high-centered bloom form. Blooms in flushes throughout the season.
Thornless (or almost), upright. Glossy, light green foliage.
USDA zone 7b and warmer. 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) .
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Dedicated to Lieutenant-Colonel Amelius Richard Mark Lockwood (August 17, 1847 - December 26, 1928), 1st Baron Lambourne, British soldier and politician. He was President of the Royal Horticultural Society 1919-28. An apple cultivar raised 1907 by Laxton Brothers was also named "Lord Lambourne".