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'Abigail Adams' rose Description
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Average rating: GOOD+.  
Medium pink Hybrid Multiflora.
Exhibition name: Abigail Adams Rose
Bred by Malcolm ("Mike") Lowe (United States, 1995).
Introduced in United States by Ashdown Roses Historic Archive in 2005 as 'Abigail Adams'.
Hybrid Multiflora.  
Pink, ages to white .  Moderate fragrance.  Small, semi-double (9-16 petals), cluster-flowered, in large clusters bloom form.  Blooms in flushes throughout the season.  
Height of 5' to 6' (150 to 185 cm).  Width of 5' to 6' (150 to 185 cm).
USDA zone 4b and warmer.  Can be used for garden or ground cover.  
Breeder's notes:
The Gift x Sweet Chariot Has now been formally named "The Abigail Adams Rose" Available from Ashdown roses This is a repeat flowering multiflora with semi-double, small, very fragrant light pink flowers in clusters of up to thirty five. The bush is from 4 to 6 feet tall and 4 to 6 ft wide covered with thousand of hips in the fall while still producing flowers. Plants have been tested to Zone 4 and are hardy to the tips.
Mike Lowe of Lowe's Roses says the flowers are small, semi-double and pink...
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