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'Lemon Ophelia' rose Description
'Lemon Ophelia' rose photo
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Availability:
Commercially available
HMF Ratings:
5 favorite votes.  
ARS:
Medium yellow Hybrid Tea.
Registration name: Lemon Ophelia
Origin:
Discovered by Mathias Leenders (1883 - 1958) (Netherlands, before 1922).
Introduced in France by Paul Nabonnand in 1922 as 'Lemon Ophelia'.
Class:
Hybrid Tea.  
Bloom:
Lemon-yellow, ages to cream .  Strong fragrance.  Medium, semi-double (9-16 petals), borne mostly solitary bloom form.  Blooms in flushes throughout the season.  
Habit:
Bushy, upright.  Light green foliage.  
Growing:
USDA zone 7b and warmer.  Vigorous.  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) .  
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Patent status unknown (to HelpMeFind).
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