'City of London ®' rose Description
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Light pink Floribunda.Registration name: HARukforeExhibition name:
City of London ®
Light pink. Strong, rose fragrance. 15 to 25 petals. Large, double (17-25 petals), cupped bloom form. Blooms in flushes throughout the season.
Height of 32" to 6' 8" (80 to 205 cm). Width of 30" to 5' (75 to 150 cm).
USDA zone 6b and warmer. 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. Can be grown as a climber in mild climates.
New Zealand - Patent No: 695 on 14 Aug 1992
Harkness lists a different parentage than Modern Roses 10
City of London was removed from the Auckland Regional Botanic Gardens (ARBG) Display Trial because its trial period expired.
Named for the City in 1988 to celebrate 800 years since it received its first charter from Richard I.