'Abel Grant' rose Description
Photo courtesy of Cliff's New California Low Desert Garden
Light pink Hybrid Perpetual.
Registration name: Abel Grant
Exhibition name: Abel Grant
Hybrid Perpetual, Hybrid Tea.
Rose-pink, silver(y) reverse, silver(y) highlights. Strong fragrance. Large, full (26-40 petals), flat bloom form. Blooms in flushes throughout the season.
USDA zone 6b 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.
Listed as Abel Grant at Sangerhausen and classed as a Hybrid Perpetual.