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'Irish Crème' rose Description
'Irish Crème (Hybrid Tea, Perry, 1999)' rose photo
Photo courtesy of Rosesense
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HMF Ratings:
25 favorite votes.  
Average rating: GOOD.  
White, near white or white blend Hybrid Tea.
Registration name: PERcreme
Exhibition name: Irish Crème
Bred by Astor Perry (United States, 1999).
Introduced in United States by Certified Roses in 2000 as 'Irish Crème'.
Hybrid Tea.  
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: 5' (150cm).  
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).  
Patent status unknown (to HelpMeFind).
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...
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