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'Mab Grimwade' rose Description
'Mab Grimwade' rose photo
Photo courtesy of Eric Timewell
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Yellow blend Hybrid Tea.
Bred by Alister Clark (1864-1949) (Australia, 1937).
Introduced in Australia by Hazlewood Bros. Pty. Ltd. in 1937 as 'Mab Grimwade'.
Hybrid Tea.  
Yellow blend.  Rich orange, coppery buds. Salmon pink flushed orange.  Strong fragrance.  Large, double (17-25 petals) bloom form.  Blooms in flushes throughout the season.  
USDA zone 6b 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.  
Proceeds from the sale of 'Mab Grimwade' were donated to the National Rose Society of Victoria.
Alister Clark wrote: 'Mab Grimwade' shows Pernetiana foliage. It was originally described as "rich orange, coppery buds".
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