'The Ingenious Mr. Fairchild' rose Description
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Pink blend Shrub.Registration name:
The Ingenious Mr. FairchildExhibition name: AUStijus
Shrub. English Rose Collection.
Pink blend. Flowers lavender pink, reverse lighter mauve. Strong, fruity, lemon, old rose fragrance. 71 petals. Average diameter 3.25". Large, very full (41+ petals), in small clusters, cupped bloom form. Blooms in flushes throughout the season.
Medium, bushy, rounded, spreading, well-branched. Medium, semi-glossy, dark green foliage.
Height of up to 5' (up to 150 cm). Width of up to 42" (up to 105 cm).
USDA zone 6b through 9b (default). Can be used for garden, landscape or shrub.
Thomas Fairchild (ca. 1667 - October 10, 1729), English clothworker, gardener and botanist ("Fairchild"), who established himself about 1690 as nurseryman and florist in Hoxton, published "The City Gardener" (1722) and other treatises.