'Racy Lady' Rose
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White, near white or white blend Hybrid Tea.
Registration name: DICwaffle
Exhibition name: Racy Lady
Bred by Colin Dickson (1956-....) (United Kingdom, before 1999).
Introduced in United Kingdom by Dickson Nurseries Ltd. in 1999 as 'Racy Lady'.
Hybrid Tea.  
White, cream reverse.  Moderate fragrance.  Average diameter 5".  Very large, full (26-40 petals), borne mostly solitary, high-centered bloom form.  Blooms in flushes throughout the season.  
Armed with thorns / prickles, upright.  Medium, glossy, dark green foliage.  

Height: 37" to 39" (95 to 100cm).  
USDA zone 7b and warmer.  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) .  
The color of the blooms is creamy-white which deepens in the center to show a hint of peachy-lemon.

Racy Lady is one of the new varieties added to the RINZ Rose Display Trial at the Auckland Regional Botanic Gardens in 1999.

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