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'My Choice' rose Description
'My Choice (hybrid tea, Le Grice, 1958)' rose photo
Photo courtesy of David Giroux
Availability:
Commercially available
HMF Ratings:
19 favorite votes.  
Average rating: EXCELLENT-.  
ARS:
Pink blend Hybrid Tea.
Registration name: My Choice
Origin:
Bred by Edward Burton Le Grice (1902-1977) (United Kingdom, 1958).
Introduced in Australia by Brundrett's The Rose People in 1960 as 'My Choice'.
Class:
Hybrid Tea.  
Bloom:
Pink, light yellow reverse.  Strong, damask fragrance.  33 petals.  Average diameter 5".  Large, full (26-40 petals), high-centered bloom form.  Blooms in flushes throughout the season.  
Habit:
Upright.  Leathery foliage.  
Height of up to 30" (up to 75 cm).  Width of up to 2' (up to 60 cm).
Growing:
USDA zone 6b and warmer.  Disease susceptibility: susceptible to blackspot , susceptible to Mildew.  Protect tender new spring growth from hard freezes that may cause canker, die-back and death of the plant. .  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.  Requires spring freeze protection (see glossary - Spring freeze protection) .  
Patents:
United States - Patent No: PP 1,769  on  11 Nov 1958   VIEW USPTO PATENT
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