'Mrs. Wakefield Christie-Miller' rose Description
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Pink blend Hybrid Tea.
Registration name: Mrs. Wakefield Christie-Miller
Exhibition name: Mrs. Wakefield Christie-Miller
Light pink, salmon-pink shading, vermilion reverse. Clear vermilion rose outside and soft blush shaded salmon inside. Strong fragrance. Very large, full (26-40 petals), high-centered bloom form. Blooms in flushes throughout the season.
Upright. Light green, leathery foliage.
Height of 2' (60 cm). Width of 2' (60 cm).
Often sold as 'Lady Mary Fitzwilliam' - see.
Dedicated to Mary Elizabeth Richardson (1852 Lisburn, Ireland - November 5, 1929), who in 1872 married her cousin Wakefield Christie-Miller (December 6, 1835 Clapham, Surrey - February 22, 1898 Dublin) of Britwell Court, Buckinghamshire