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'Daisy Hill' rose Description
'Daisy Hill' rose photo
Photo courtesy of Museo Giardino della Rosa Antica
Availability:
Commercially available
HMF Ratings:
29 favorite votes.  
ARS:
Medium pink Shrub.
Registration name: Daisy Hill
Origin:
Bred by Thomas Smith (United Kingdom, circa 1900).
Introduced in United Kingdom by Daisy Hill Nursery in 1903 as 'Daisy Hill'.
Class:
Hybrid Macrantha, Shrub.  
Bloom:
Light pink, white center.  Strong fragrance.  Average diameter 2.25".  Medium, single to semi-double, borne mostly solitary, in small clusters bloom form.  Once-blooming spring or summer.  
Habit:
Climbing.  
Height of 5' to 8' (150 to 245 cm).  Width of up to 8' (up to 245 cm).
Growing:
USDA zone 6b through 9b (default).  Hardy.  
Notes:
An important parent rose.
Sets hips.
The San Jose Heritage Rose Garden says the breeder of Daisy Hill is Smith... and in Roll Call: The Old Rose Breeder, Brent C. Dickerson says the breeder is T. Smith, Daisy Hill Nursery.


The 2002 Catalogue from Pépinières Loubert also says the breeder is Smith and assigns a date of 1906. Jäger says breeder is Desportes.
See References for clarification.

 
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