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'Elizabeth Harkness ®' rose Description
'Elizabeth Harkness ®' rose photo
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Availability:
Commercially available
HMF Ratings:
11 favorite votes.  
ARS:
Light yellow Hybrid Tea.
Registration name: Elizabeth Harkness ®
Origin:
Bred by Harkness (United Kingdom, 1969).
Introduced by Unknown (Australia) in 1976 as 'Elizabeth Harkness'.
Class:
Hybrid Tea.  
Bloom:
Creamy white, light yellow, shaded buff and pink.  Strong fragrance.  Average diameter 5".  Double (17-25 petals) bloom form.  Blooms in flushes throughout the season.  
Habit:
Height of 30" to 35" (75 to 90 cm).  Width of 18" to 2' (45 to 60 cm).
Growing:
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.  
Notes:
Jack Harkness (England) 1969 named this for his daughter's 21st birthday.
 
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