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'Something Special' rose Description
'Paul Holmes' rose photo
Photo courtesy of asakombu
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Light yellow Hybrid Tea.
Exhibition name: Something Special
Bred by Samuel Darragh (1932-2019) McGredy IV (1991).
Introduced in United Kingdom by C & K Jones in 1999 as 'Something Special'.
Introduced by Unknown (New Zealand) in before 2000 as 'Paul Holmes'.
Introduced in France by NIRP International in 2001 as 'Forum'.
Hybrid Tea.  
Yellow .  Flowers pale yellow with hints of apricot and peach. Creamy amber lemon blend.  Mild fragrance.  Small to medium, double (17-25 petals), high-centered bloom form.  Blooms in flushes throughout the season.  
Upright.  Glossy, dark green foliage.  

Height: 3' to 42" (90 to 105cm).  
USDA zone 7b and warmer.  Can be used for cut flower, exhibition or garden.  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) .  
Breeder's notes:
Paul Holmes - Macwyom. Nicknamed Wyoming. For the TV presenter
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