'Bishop Darlington' rose Description
Photo courtesy of Jeri Jennings
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Apricot or apricot blend Shrub.
Registration name: Bishop Darlington
Exhibition name: Bishop Darlington
Cream, light pink shading, yellow center, light yellow undertones. Moderate, fruity fragrance. 16 to 18 petals. Large, semi-double (9-16 petals), borne mostly solitary, in small clusters, cupped bloom form. Blooms in flushes throughout the season.
Tall, arching, climbing. Bronze-green foliage.
Height: 4' to 8' (120 to 245cm). Width: up to 8' (up to 245cm).
USDA zone 5b through 10b. Hardy. very vigorous.
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From the Internet: I have grown 'Bishop Darlington in Zone 5, Pittsburgh, PA, for the last 20 years with a height of six feet and never had it freeze out any more than any of my other roses. It's a very pretty, informal rose and healthy bush.