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'Smooth Lady' rose Description
'Smooth Lady' rose photo
Photo courtesy of olga topalova
Availability:
Commercially available
Synonyms:
HMF Ratings:
17 favorite votes.  
Average rating: GOOD+.  
ARS:
Medium pink Hybrid Tea.
Registration name: HADlady
Exhibition name: Smooth Lady
Origin:
Bred by Harvey D. Davidson (United States, 1986).
Introduced in United States by Gurney's Seed & Nursery Co. as 'Smooth Lady'.
Class:
Hybrid Tea.  
Bloom:
Pink.  Spice fragrance.  21 petals.  Blooms in flushes throughout the season.  
Habit:
Thornless (or almost).  
Height of 39" to 5' (100 to 150 cm).  
Growing:
USDA zone 6b through 9b (default).  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.  
Patents:
United States - Patent No: PP 6,147   VIEW USPTO PATENT
Notes:
Rose Barni says this rose is thornless (senza spine, in Italian).