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'Blessings' rose Description
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Orange-pink Hybrid Tea.
Exhibition name: Blessings
Bred by Charles Walter Gregory (United Kingdom, 1967).
Introduced by Unknown (Australia) in 1971 as 'Blessings'.
Hybrid Tea.  
Coral-pink, salmon-orange shading.  Moderate fragrance.  30 petals.  Medium, double (17-25 petals), high-centered bloom form.  Blooms in flushes throughout the season.  
Height of 28" to 4¼' (70 to 130 cm).  Width of up to 30" (up to 75 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.  Requires spring freeze protection (see glossary - Spring freeze protection) .  Can be grown in the ground or in a container (container requires winter protection).  
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