'Rosa foetida 'Lawrence Johnston'' rose Description
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Medium yellow Large-Flowered Climber.
Climber, Hybrid Foetida, Large-Flowered Climber.
Yellow. Strong fragrance. Average diameter 5'. Semi-double (9-16 petals) bloom form. Occasional repeat later in the season.
Height of 20' to 30' (610 to 915 cm). Width of 20' (610 cm).
USDA zone 6b through 9b (default). Disease susceptibility: susceptible to blackspot .
Named for Major Lawrence Johnston (October 17, 1871 Paris - April 27, 1958 Menton), creator of the gardens of Hidcote Manor and Serre de la Madone, who received this climber exclusively from Pernet-Ducher and had it at Hidcote Manor under the name 'Hidcote Yellow'.