'Dainty Bess' rose Description
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Light pink Hybrid Tea.
Registration name: Dainty Bess
Exhibition name: Dainty Bess
Light pink, salmon-pink shading. Reddish yellow stamens. Mild, spice fragrance. 5 to 6 petals. Average diameter 3.5". Medium to large, single (4-8 petals), in small clusters, cupped-to-flat, ruffled bloom form. Blooms in flushes throughout the season.
Upright, well-branched. Light green foliage.
Height: 2' to 5' (60 to 150cm). Width: 2' to 4' (60 to 120cm).
USDA zone 4b through 9b. Can be used for beds and borders or garden. Vigorous. 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.
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