'Irish Elegance' rose Description
Photo courtesy of Kelley Macdonald
Orange blend Hybrid Tea.
Registration name: Irish Elegance
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.
Medium green foliage.
Height of 30" to 8' (75 to 245 cm). Width of 2' (60 cm).
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) .
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