'Mrs. Aaron Ward' rose Description
Photo courtesy of Patricia Routley
Yellow blend Hybrid Tea.
Registration name: Mrs. Aaron Ward
Exhibition name: Mrs. Aaron Ward
Yellow, salmon-pink shading. Moderate fragrance. Very large, double (17-25 petals), borne mostly solitary, high-centered, rosette bloom form. Blooms in flushes throughout the season.
Short, armed with thorns / prickles, dense, lax, upright. Glossy foliage.
Height of up to 2' (up to 60 cm).
USDA zone 6b through 9b (default).
Named after Annie Cairns Willis (August 23, 1854 Rosly N.Y. - January 12, 1926 Roslyn N.Y.), who in 1876 married Rear Admiral Aaron Ward - see 'Admiral Ward'.