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'Macy's Pride™' rose Description
'Macy's Pride™' rose photo
Photo courtesy of Kajsa Sjödin
Availability:
Commercially available
Synonyms:
HMF Ratings:
45 favorite votes.  
Average rating: EXCELLENT.  
ARS:
White, near white or white blend Shrub.
Registration name: BAIcream
Origin:
Bred by Ping Lim :林 彬 (United States, 1992). Bred by Jerry F. Twomey (United States, 1992).
Introduced in United States by Bailey Nurseries in 2003 as 'Macy's Pride'.
Class:
Shrub.  Garden Art ® Collection.  
Bloom:
Cream.  Mild fragrance.  22 petals.  Average diameter 5".  Very large, double (17-25 petals), cluster-flowered, in small clusters, cupped-to-flat bloom form.  Spring or summer flush with scattered later bloom.  
Habit:
Medium, bushy, upright.  Medium, semi-glossy, medium green foliage.  
Height of 5' (150 cm).  
Growing:
USDA zone 4b through 7b.  Can be used for beds and borders, cut flower or garden.  Disease susceptibility: very disease resistant, very blackspot resistant..  
Patents:
United States - Patent No: PP 15,574  on  22 Feb 2005   VIEW USPTO PATENT
Application No: 10/385,499  on  12 Mar 2003
The patent application notes this cross occurred in 1992.
Notes:
Named in honor of the 100th anniversary of the venerable Macy's Department Store.

Color: Lemon yellow buds open fully to creamy white and age gracefully with a hint of pink.