'Royal Highness' rose Description
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Light pink Hybrid Tea.
Registration name: Royal Highness
Exhibition name: Royal Highness
Light pink. Strong, tea fragrance. 40 to 45 petals. Average diameter 5.25". Large, very full (41+ petals), borne mostly solitary, high-centered bloom form. Blooms in flushes throughout the season. Long, pointed buds.
Upright. Large, glossy, dark green, leathery foliage.
Height of 42" to 5' (105 to 150 cm). Width of 2' to 4' (60 to 120 cm).
USDA zone 6b and warmer. Can be used for cut flower or garden. 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.
United States - Patent No: PP 2,032 on 7 Mar 1961 VIEW USPTO PATENT
Application on 16 Jun 1960