'Racy Lady' rose Description
Photo courtesy of Henrique Rodrigues Vivián
White, near white or white blend Hybrid Tea.Registration name: DICwaffleExhibition name:
White, cream reverse. Moderate fragrance. Average diameter 5". Very large, full (26-40 petals), borne mostly solitary, high-centered bloom form. Blooms in flushes throughout the season.
Armed with thorns / prickles, upright. Medium, glossy, dark green foliage.
Height of 37" to 39" (95 to 100 cm).
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) .
The color of the blooms is creamy-white which deepens in the center to show a hint of peachy-lemon.
Racy Lady is one of the new varieties added to the RINZ Rose Display Trial at the Auckland Regional Botanic Gardens in 1999.