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'Irish Elegance' rose Description
'Irish Elegance' rose photo
Photo courtesy of Kelley Macdonald
Availability:
Commercially available
HMF Ratings:
30 favorite votes.  
ARS:
Orange blend Hybrid Tea.
Registration name: Irish Elegance
Origin:
Bred by Alexander Dickson II (1857-1949) (United Kingdom, 1905).
Introduced in Australia by Hazlewood Bros. Pty. Ltd. in before 1911 as 'Irish Elegance'.
Class:
Hybrid Tea.  
Bloom:
Veined salmon-flame buds open peach, then fade to salmon-buff.  Strong fragrance.  5 petals.  Average diameter 5".  Large, single (4-8 petals), flat bloom form.  Blooms in flushes throughout the season.  
Habit:
Medium green foliage.  
Height of 30" to 8' (75 to 245 cm).  Width of 2' (60 cm).
Growing:
USDA zone 7b and warmer.  Can be used for beds and borders, cut flower or garden.  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) .  
Ploidy:
Triploid
Notes:
See references
For clarification about parentage
 
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