'Lady Elsie May ™' rose Description
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Orange-pink Shrub.Registration name: AngelsieExhibition name:
Lady Elsie May ™
Orange-pink. Moderate, rose fragrance. 8 to 14 petals. Average diameter 4.5". Medium to large, semi-double (9-16 petals), cluster-flowered, in large clusters bloom form. Prolific, continuous (perpetual) bloom throughout the season.
Medium, bushy, dense, upright. Glossy, dark green foliage.
Height: 3' (90cm).
USDA zone 5a through 9b. Can be used for beds and borders, container rose, cut flower, garden or landscape. Heat tolerant. Disease susceptibility: very disease resistant, very blackspot resistant.. 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.
United States - Patent No: PP 15,763 on 17 May 2005 VIEW USPTO PATENT
Application No: 10/075,873 on 13 Feb 2002
By cross pollination of the variety known as `Repandia` (an unpatented light pink shrub rose, W. Kordes' Sohne, 1982) with the variety known as `Gruss an Angeln` (an unpatented medium red hybrid tea rose, Noack Rosen, 1986),
Ploidy determination by David Zlesak.