'Nelson's Pride' rose Description
Photo courtesy of Ashdown Roses Historic Archive
White, near white or white blend Shrub.Registration name: BeacakeExhibition name:
Cream. None to mild fragrance. Average diameter 4.75". Medium, double (17-25 petals), borne mostly solitary bloom form. Continuous (perpetual) bloom throughout the season.
Short, bushy. Medium, semi-glossy, dark green foliage.
Height of up to 35" (up to 90 cm).
USDA zone 6b through 9b (default). Can be used for beds and borders, container rose, cut flower, garden, hedge or landscape. 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.
According to the Classic Roses (Peter Beales) website, Nelson's Pride was "introduced as part of the 200th Anniversary of The Battle of Trafalgar in 2005."