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About Face (grandiflora)

 

About FaceA grandiflora with very novel 'backwards' bicolor whose light color of deep golden yellow is carried on the inside of the petals with a darker bronzy orange-red backside. This super-vigorous plant yields long stems with full old-fashioned blossoms that catch attention throughout the life of the bloom. The flowers, up to five inches in diameter, offer a mild fresh apple fragrance and are beautifully complimented by lush, clean green leaves.

Class:  

Grandiflora

Plant Habit:  

Tall

Growth Habit: 

Upright, bushy

Stem Length: 

Long

Foliage Color:  

Rich green

Disease Resistance: 

Excellent

Flower Color:  

Golden inside, bronze reverse

Bud Form:  

Pointed, flat and fat

Flower Form:  

Full, old-fashioned

Flower Size:  

Large, up to 5 inch diameter

Petal Count:  

30 to 35

Fragrance:  

Mild fresh apple

Parentage:  

(O Sole Mio x seedling) x Midas Touch x Hot Cocoa


DayDream (shrub rose)

 

DayDreamA low-growing compact landscape shrub rose reaching just 2' in height. The massive clusters of fuschia-pink-blooms flower all summer long. Each lightly scented single blossom is wide and flat, resembling a little button. Foliage is glossy, deep green and highly disease resistant. DayDream's diminutive size and neat round habit make it an appropriate choice. Crown hardy to Zone 4.

 

Class:  

Landscape shrub rose

Plant Habit:  

Round and bushy

Growth Habit: 

Medium

Stem Length: 

10 to 18 inches

Foliage Color:  

Medium green

Disease Resistance: 

Tolerant

Flower Color:  

Mauve blend

Flower Size:  

1 inch

Petal Count:  

11

Fragrance:  

Light sweet rose

Parentage:  

Lavender Dream x Henry Kelsey


Elle (hybrid tea)

 
ElleCombining a strong spicy, citrussy fragrance with a high-centered classic rose bud. ELLE is a hybrid tea that produces shell pink flowers with deep yellow undertones. The dark glossy foliage provides a nice contrast to the soft, non-fading flower, and offers above average disease tolerance to mildew and blackspot. Flowers bloom on 10 - 14 inch stems and are 4 - 5 inches wide with a petal count of 50 - 55.

Class:  

Hybrid Tea

Plant Habit:  

Bushy, though compact for the class

Growth Habit: 

Vigorous and every blooming

Stem Length: 

10 to 14 inches

Foliage Color:  

Dark green, glossy

Disease Resistance: 

Better than average tea for Mildew, Rust, Black Spot

Flower Color:  

Shell pink with deep yellow undertones

Flower Size:  

11 to 13cm (4 to 5 inches)

Petal Count:  

50 to 55 on average

Fragrance:  

Very strong, spicy and citrussy

Parentage:  

Purple Splendor x (Johnago x Meikinosi)


Lady Elsie May (shrub rose)

 
Lady Elsie MayAn upright, spreading shrub rose, Lady Elsie May offers a vigorous, uniform growth habit and excellent disease resistance. The flower is coral pink and grows in clusters on strong 12-20 inch cutting stems. Each flower is approximately 3 to 4 inches wide and had 12-14 petals. The fragrance is slight and the foliage is dark green and waxed.

Class:  

Shrub

Plant Habit:  

Upright, spreading

Growth Habit: 

Vigorous and uniform

Stem Length: 

Flowers in clusters on strong 12 to 20 inch cutting stems

Foliage Color:  

Dark green, waxed

Disease Resistance: 

Excellent

Flower Color:  

Coral Pink

Flower Size:  

3 - 4

Petal Count:  

12 to 14

Fragrance:  

Slight

Parentage:  

 'Repandia' x 'Gruss An Angeln'


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