'Thomas Affleck' rose Description
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Deep pink Shrub.
Registration name: Thomas Affleck
Exhibition name: Thomas Affleck
Deep pink. Mild fragrance. Average diameter 3.5". Large, double (17-25 petals), borne mostly solitary bloom form. Blooms in flushes throughout the season.
Tall, bushy, thornless (or almost). Large, semi-glossy, dark green foliage.
Height: 3' to 4' (90 to 120cm).
USDA zone 6b and warmer. Can be used for garden, hedge, landscape or shrub. Remove spent blooms to encourage re-bloom. 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.
The Antique Rose Emporium says this rose was bred at their nursery and named in honor of a notable 19th century nurseryman whose nursery was just a few miles away. This rose is thornless.
Patent status unknown (to HelpMeFind).