'Ruth Alexander' rose Description
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Orange blend Large-Flowered Climber.
Registration name: Ruth Alexander
Exhibition name: Ruth Alexander
Orange blend. Strong fragrance. Large, semi-double (9-16 petals), high-centered bloom form. Once-blooming spring or summer.
USDA zone 6b through 9b (default).
Kathie Johns writes: This rose still exists in Northwest Washington (Mount Vernon, Seattle). It is apricot and yellow and has a wonderful tea smell. We moved to our house in 1946 and it was growing there at that time but the house was already many years old.