'Jill Dando' rose Description
Photo courtesy of jedmar
Red blend Shrub.Registration name: BEAjilExhibition name:
Red blend. Single to semi-double bloom form. Occasional repeat later in the season.
Height of 3' (90 cm). Width of 2' (60 cm).
USDA zone 6b through 9b (default). Disease susceptibility: very disease resistant.
The Peter Beales Collection of Classic Roses 2000-2001 says Jill Dando
has clusters of semi-single bright red blooms with hints of yellow at their centers.
This rose was named at the request of Gloria Hunniford, a dear friend of Jill Dando, who died so tragically.
UK television presenter Jill Dando was born 6 November 1961. She was shot to death on the doorstep of her home 26 April 1999.