'Lady Pirrie' rose Description
Photo courtesy of David Elliott
Apricot or apricot blend Hybrid Tea.
Registration name: Lady Pirrie
Apricot - yellow, copper highlights. Reverse coppery reddish salmon. Moderate fragrance. Large, double (17-25 petals) bloom form. Blooms in flushes throughout the season.
USDA zone 7b and warmer. 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. Requires spring freeze protection (see glossary - Spring freeze protection) .
Viscountess Margaret Montgomery Pirrie (May 31, 1857 Carlisle - June 19, 1935 Belfast), Irish philanthropist, mayoress of Belfast (1896/7), Justice of Peace (1922)