'Lady Hillingdon' rose Description
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Yellow blend Tea.
Registration name: Lady Hillingdon
Exhibition name: Lady Hillingdon
Apricot. Flowers deep apricot-yellow. Strong, tea fragrance. Large, semi-double (9-16 petals), borne mostly solitary, cluster-flowered, in small clusters bloom form. Blooms in flushes throughout the season. Long, pointed buds.
Bushy, upright, well-branched. Bronze-green foliage.
Height of 3' to 6' (90 to 185 cm).
USDA zone 6a through 10b. Can be used for beds and borders, cut flower or garden. Disease susceptibility: disease resistant. Requires spring freeze protection (see glossary - Spring freeze protection) . Prune dead wood. Prune lightly or not at all.
Parentage is reversed in the April 8, 1911 reference.