'Queen Charlotte' rose Description
Photo courtesy of Kathy Strong's Del Cerro Garden
Orange-pink Hybrid Tea.Registration name: HARubondeeExhibition name:
Orange-pink. Flowers deep salmon-red, yellow base, reverse pink-red, ages paler. Mild fragrance. Large, double (17-25 petals), high-centered bloom form. Blooms in flushes throughout the season.
Tall, upright. Large, semi-glossy, dark green foliage.
Height of 3' to 4' (90 to 120 cm). Width of 3' (90 cm).
USDA zone 6b through 9b (default). Can be used for cut flower or garden. Produces decorative hips. 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.
Raised to commemorate the 250th Anniversary of Queen Charlotte's Hospital, London.