'Irish Crème' rose Description
Photo courtesy of Beth's Northern CA Rose Garden
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White, near white or white blend Hybrid Tea.Registration name: PERcremeExhibition name:
Buff to light apricot. Moderate, spice fragrance. Average diameter 4". Large, full (26-40 petals), borne mostly solitary bloom form. Blooms in flushes throughout the season.
Medium, upright. Medium, matte, medium green foliage.
Height of 5' (150 cm).
USDA zone 7b and warmer. Can be used for cut flower or garden. Disease susceptibility: susceptible to rust . 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) . Can be grown in the ground or in a container (container requires winter protection).
Donovan's Roses describes the color of Irish Creme as a smooth creamy brown color that will be a hit with both flower arrangers and rose exhibitors alike...