'Irish Elegance' rose Description
Photo courtesy of David Elliott
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: 30" to 8' (75 to 245cm). Width: 2' (60cm).
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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