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'William P.J. McCarthy' rose Description
'William McCarthy' rose photo
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Medium pink Shrub.
Registration name: Jalwilliam
Exhibition name: William P.J. McCarthy
Bred by Brad Jalbert (Canada, before 2006).
Introduced in Canada by Select Roses in 2006 as 'William P.J. McCarthy'.
Introduced in Canada by Pickering Nurseries, Inc. in 2010 as 'William McCarthy'.
Introduced in New Zealand by Amoré Roses in 2016 as 'William McCarthy'.
Pink to mauve.  Mild fragrance.  25 petals.  Average diameter 4".  Medium, double (17-25 petals), cluster-flowered, in small clusters bloom form.  Blooms in flushes throughout the season.  
Medium, bushy, well-branched.  Medium, glossy, medium green foliage.  
Height of up to 4' (up to 120 cm).  Width of up to 3' (up to 90 cm).
USDA zone 6b and warmer.  Can be used for beds and borders, garden, hedge, shrub or specimen.  Hardy.  can be grown as a shrub.  flowers drop off cleanly.  prefers cool sites..  Disease susceptibility: 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.  
Breeder's notes:
Named after a prominent Canadian rose grower, master gardener, rose judge and business man.
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