'Lady Stuart' rose Description
Photo courtesy of David Giroux
Light pink Hybrid Perpetual.
Registration name: Lady Stuart
Blush, darker center, ages to white . Moderate fragrance. Medium to large, double (17-25 petals), borne mostly solitary, in small clusters, globular bloom form. Occasional repeat later in the season.
USDA zone 6b through 9b (default).
Modern Roses 10 classes this rose as a Hybrid China. Graham Stuart Thomas correctly puts it with the Hybrid Perpetuals. The earlier hybrid China 'Lady Stuart' (pre 1833) is once-blooming, Portemer's 'Lady Stuart' repeats.