'Garden Party' rose Description
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White, near white or white blend Hybrid Tea.
Registration name: Garden Party (hybrid tea, Swim, 1959)
Cream, pink edges. Flowers pale yellow to white, often tinged with light pink, Nasturtium fragrance. Mild fragrance. 28 petals. Average diameter 4.75". Very large, full (26-40 petals), high-centered bloom form. Blooms in flushes throughout the season.
Large, dark green foliage.
Height: 3' to 6'7" (90 to 200cm). Width: 2' (60cm).
USDA zone 7b and warmer. Can be used for cut flower or garden. Disease susceptibility: susceptible to Mildew. 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) .
Nigel Pratt of Tasman Bay Roses says this rose has creamy-white flowers edged with pink...