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'Sheila's Perfume' rose Description
'Sheila's Perfume (Floribunda, Sheridan before 1979)' rose photo
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Yellow blend Floribunda.
Registration name: HARsherry
Exhibition name: Sheila's Perfume
Bred by John Sheridan (United Kingdom, before 1979).
Introduced in United Kingdom by R Harkness & Co. Ltd. in 1985 as 'Sheila's Perfume'.
Yellow blend, red edges.  Strong fragrance.  20 to 25 petals.  Average diameter 4.5".  Large, double (17-25 petals), borne mostly solitary, high-centered bloom form.  Blooms in flushes throughout the season.  
Medium, bushy.  Medium, semi-glossy, dark green foliage.  
Height of 30" to 6' (75 to 185 cm).  Width of 2' to 4' (60 to 120 cm).
USDA zone 6b through 10b.  Can be used for beds and borders, container rose, cut flower or garden.  Disease susceptibility: very disease resistant.  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.  Requires spring freeze protection (see glossary - Spring freeze protection) .  Can be grown in the ground or in a container (container requires winter protection).  
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