'Ellen Willmott' rose Description
Photo courtesy of jedmar
Light pink Hybrid Tea.
Registration name: Ellen Willmott
Light pink, salmon-pink undertones, ages to white . Moderate fragrance. Medium to large, double (17-25 petals), borne mostly solitary, globular, reflexed bloom form. Blooms in flushes throughout the season.
USDA zone 6b through 9b (default).
Ellen Willmott (August 19, 1858 - September 27, 1934), English horticulturalist, who cultivated more than 100'000 species of plants in her garden Warley Place. She published "The Genus Rosa" in 1910-14.
Different opinions on breeder - see References.
'Ellen Willmott' by Bernaix had double blooms. It is often confused with the more recent 'Ellen Willmott' by Archer, which has single blooms.