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'Ellen Willmott' rose Description
'Ellen Wilmot (hybrid tea, Bernaix, 1898)' rose photo
Photo courtesy of jedmar
Synonyms:
 
HMF Ratings:
3 favorite votes.  
ARS:
Light pink Hybrid Tea.
Registration name: Ellen Willmott
Origin:
Bred by Pierre (fils) Bernaix (France, 1898).
Introduced in Australia by George Brunning - St. Kilda Nurseries in 1904 as 'Ellen Willmott'.
Class:
Hybrid Tea.  
Bloom:
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.  
Growing:
USDA zone 6b through 9b (default).  
Parentage:
Notes:
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.
 
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