"Molesworth Tea" rose Description
Photo courtesy of Patricia Routley
Salmon-pink, darker reverse. Red filaments. Mild, apricot or peach fragrance. Large, semi-double (9-16 petals), borne mostly solitary, in small clusters bloom form. Blooms in flushes throughout the season.
Armed with thorns / prickles, bushy, upright. Glossy foliage.
USDA zone 6b and warmer. Vigorous. Disease susceptibility: susceptible to Mildew. Spring Pruning: Remove old canes and dead or diseased wood and cut back canes that cross. In warmer climates, cut back the remaining canes by about one-third. In colder areas, you'll probably find you'll have to prune a little more than that.