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'Paul Shirville' rose Description
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Orange-pink Hybrid Tea.
Registration name: HARqueterwife
Exhibition name: Paul Shirville
Bred by Harkness (United Kingdom, before 1980).
Introduced in United Kingdom by R Harkness & Co. Ltd. in 1983 as 'Paul Shirville'.
Hybrid Tea.  
Salmon-pink.  Strong, sweet fragrance.  30 petals.  Average diameter 3.5".  Medium-large, full (26-40 petals), borne mostly solitary, cluster-flowered, in small clusters, high-centered bloom form.  Blooms in flushes throughout the season.  
Medium, bushy, spreading.  Large, semi-glossy, dark green foliage.  
Height of 30" to 3' (75 to 90 cm).  Width of 2' to 30" (60 to 75 cm).
USDA zone 7b through 10b.  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.  Requires spring freeze protection (see glossary - Spring freeze protection) .  Can be grown in the ground or in a container (container requires winter protection).  
Named for a gifted design engineer as a retirement "thank you" present.
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