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'Paddy McGredy' rose Description
'Paddy McGredy' rose photo
Photo courtesy of Beth's Northern CA Rose Garden
Availability:
Commercially available
Synonyms:
MACpa
HMF Ratings:
17 favorite votes.  
ARS:
Medium pink Floribunda.
Registration name: Paddy McGredy
Exhibition name: Paddy McGredy
Origin:
Bred by Samuel Darragh (1932-2019) McGredy IV (1957).
Introduced by Unknown (Australia) in 1962 as 'Paddy McGredy'.
Introduced in Ireland by Samuel McGredy and Son, Nurserymen (Ireland) in 1962 as 'Paddy McGredy'.
Class:
Floribunda.  
Bloom:
Pink.  Deep rose pink. Rose pink to carmine..  Mild to strong fragrance.  up to 33 petals.  Average diameter 4".  Large, borne mostly solitary, in small clusters, cupped, globular bloom form.  Blooms in flushes throughout the season.  
Habit:
Short, bushy, compact.  Leathery foliage.  
Height of 2' to 30" (60 to 75 cm).  
Growing:
USDA zone 6b and warmer.  Heat tolerant.  rain tolerant.  Disease susceptibility: susceptible to blackspot .  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.  
Breeder's notes:
Paddy McGredy - 57/1074. Nicknamed New Look. For my sister.
Patents:
United States - Patent No: PP 2,327   VIEW USPTO PATENT
Notes:
This rose is named for the breeder's sister.