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'BAIcream' rose Description
'Macy's Pride™' rose photo
Photo courtesy of Ping
Availability:
Commercially available
Synonyms:
HMF Ratings:
45 favorite votes.  
Average rating: EXCELLENT.  
ARS:
White, near white or white blend Shrub.
Registration name: BAIcream
Origin:
Bred by Peter Ping Lim :林 彬 (United States, 1992). Bred by Jerry F. Twomey (United States, 1992).
Introduced in United States by Bailey Nurseries in 2003 as 'Macy's Pride'.
Class:
Shrub.   (Series: Garden Art ® Collection)  
Bloom:
Cream.  Mild, musk fragrance.  22 petals.  Average diameter 4".  Large, double (17-25 petals), in small clusters, cupped-to-flat bloom form.  Spring or summer flush with scattered later bloom.  
Habit:
Medium, bushy, upright.  Medium, semi-glossy, medium green foliage.  3 to 7 leaflets.  

Height: 5' (150cm).  Width: up to 4'11" (up to 150cm).
Growing:
USDA zone 4b through 7b.  Can be used for beds and borders, cut flower or garden.  Disease susceptibility: very disease resistant, very blackspot resistant..  
Patents:
United States - Patent No: PP 15,574  on  22 Feb 2005   VIEW USPTO PATENT
Application No: 10/385,499  on  12 Mar 2003
Inventors: Lim; Peter P. (Yamhill, OR), Twomey; Jerry (Leucadia, CA)
Assignee: Bailey Nurseries, Inc. (St. Paul, MN)
The new variety of Rosa hybrida Landscape Shrub rose plant was created at Yamhill, Oreg., U.S.A., during 1992 by artificial pollination .... The female parent (i.e., the seed parent) was the `AUSmas` variety (non-patented in the United States). The `AUSmas` variety is marketed under the Graham Thomas trademark. The male parent (i.e., the pollen parent) was the `BUCbi` variety (U.S. Plant Pat. No. 4,225).
Notes:
Named in honor of the 100th anniversary of the venerable Macy's Department Store.

Color: Lemon yellow buds open fully to creamy white and age gracefully with a hint of pink.