'Billy Graham ™' rose Description
Photo courtesy of Mark Vollmer's Rose Garden
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Light pink Hybrid Tea.Registration name: JACgrayExhibition name:
Billy Graham ™
Hybrid Tea. New Generation Roses ® Collection.
Light pink. Mild, sweet fragrance. 26 to 40 petals. Average diameter 5". Large, full (26-40 petals), borne mostly solitary bloom form. Blooms in flushes throughout the season. Long, pointed, ovoid buds.
Upright. Large, glossy, dark green foliage.
Height of 4' to 5' (120 to 150 cm).
USDA zone 7b 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. Requires spring freeze protection (see glossary - Spring freeze protection) .
There's a color photograph of this rose in the November 1998 issue of the American Rose Society's American Rose magazine (p. 22).