'Tess of the d'Urbervilles' rose Description
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Dark red Shrub.Registration name: AUSmoveExhibition name:
Tess of the d'Urbervilles
Shrub. English Rose Collection.
Crimson. Strong, old rose fragrance. 41 petals. Average diameter 3.25". Large, very full (41+ petals), cluster-flowered, in small clusters, cupped, nodding or "weak neck" bloom form. Blooms in flushes throughout the season.
Short, armed with thorns / prickles, bushy. Medium, semi-glossy, medium green foliage.
Height of 3' to 8' (90 to 245 cm). Width of 42" (105 cm).
USDA zone 6b through 9b (default). Can be used for cut flower or garden.
Australia - Application No: 2000/111 on 2000 VIEW PBR PATENT
European Union - Patent No: 4931 on 20 Sep 1999
Application No: 19971390 on 28 Nov 1997
"Tess of the d'Urbervilles", novel by Thomas Hardy, published 1891.