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'Orange Killarney' rose Description
'Duchess of Wellington' rose photo
Photo courtesy of billy teabag
Availability:
Commercially available
Synonyms:
HMF Ratings:
10 favorite votes.  
ARS:
Light yellow Hybrid Tea.
Registration name: Duchess of Wellington
Origin:
Bred by Alexander Dickson II (1857-1949) (United Kingdom, 1909).
Introduced in Australia by Hazlewood Bros. Pty. Ltd. in 1910 as 'Duchess of Wellington'.
Class:
Hybrid Tea.  
Bloom:
Light yellow to deep yellow, carmine-pink flecks, darker center, golden-yellow stamens.  Ages to coppery saffron-yellow.  Strong fragrance.  15 petals.  Very large, semi-double to double, borne mostly solitary, in small clusters, cupped bloom form.  Blooms in flushes throughout the season.  
Habit:
Medium, bushy.  

Height: 4'11" to 5¾' (150 to 175cm).  
Growing:
USDA zone 6b through 9b (default).  Can be used for beds and borders.  Hardy.  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.  
Patents:
Patent status unknown (to HelpMeFind).
Parentage:
Notes:
Kathleen Emily Bulkeley Williams, married on October 24, 1872 Lord Arthur Charles Wellesley (March 15, 1849 - June 18, 1934), 4th Duke of Wellington (from 1900 onwards) ,

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