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Allamand-Ho!

(1984) Pink blend shrub. The ovoid-pointed buds open to double (35-40 petals), shallow-cupped, 4-4.5 inch blooms of a blend of orient pink (RHSCC 36C) and lemon yellow (RHSCC 14C) and margined with ruby red (RHSCC 60C). The colors intensify with age and spread over the petal surface. The blooms are borne in clusters of 1-6 and have a pleasant, sweet fragrance. The abundant, leathery foliage is dark green (RHSCC 139A) and semi-glossy. The thorns are red-brown and awl-like. The erect, bushy plant is 3-4 feet tall and blooms abundantly from June until killing frost. The plants are winter-hardy in Iowa without protection.

Amiga Mia NEW PHOTO! (1978) Pink blend shrub-grandiflora. The ovoid, pointed buds open slowly to double (25-35 petals), high-centered, 4-5 inch blooms of light empire rose (RHSCC 48C) with white at the base of the petals. The blooms, occurring in clusters of 5-10, become open with age and have a sweet scent. The abundant, large, leathery foliage is dark green (RHSCC 147B). The erect, bushy plant spreading to a height of 2-3 ft and blooms abundantly from June until killing frost. The plants are winter-hardy in Iowa to 12-15" without protection.

Andante (1962) Salmon pink shrub. The pointed, ovoid, medium-sized bud opens to a double, cupped flower 7-9 cm in diameter. The pale salmon pink flower is slightly fragrant. The foliage is leathery, dark bronzy-green. The plant is tall, arching and free-flowering in June, intermittent until killing frost. The plants are winter-hardy in Iowa without protection.

Applejack (1973) Pink blend shrub. Small long-pointed, ovoid crimson buds open to large (up to 10 cm in diameter) open, semi-double Neyron rose blooms stippled along the midrib of the petals with crimson. The flowers are borne several together on short strong stems and have good lasting quality. Petals drop off cleanly and have a strong clove fragrance. Foliage is abundant, normal green, leathery and medium-small with good disease resistance. Growth is vigorous, erect, later arching, to 2.5 meters. Profuse, intermittent flowering from late May to killing frost. Foliage is apple-scented. The plants are winter-hardy in Iowa without protection.

April Moon NEW PHOTO! (1984) Medium yellow shrub. the small, ovoid-pointed buds are lemon yellow (RHSCC 14C) tinted red opening to double (25-30 petals), shallow-cupped, 3-4 inch blooms of lemon yellow. In cool weather, reddish tints may occur. The blooms are borne in clusters of 5-10 and have a sweet fragrance. The abundant, leathery foliage is dark green with coppery-tints when young. The thorns are tan and awl-like. The erect, bushy plant is spreading to a height of 3 ft and blooms from June until killing frost. The plants are winter-hardy in Iowa without protection.

Aunt Honey (1984) Medium pink shrub. The large, ovoid-pointed buds are carmine rose (RHSCC 52C) opening to double (35-40 petals), high-centered, 4-5 inch blooms of lighter carmine rose (RHSCC 52D). The blooms are borne in clusters of 5-10 and have a damask-like fragrance. The abundant, medium-sized foliage is olive green foliage and moderately resistant to disease. The thorns are tan and awl-like. The erect, 3-4.5 ft, bushy plant blooms abundantly from early June until killing frost. The plants are winter-hardy in Iowa without protection.

Autumn Dusk (1976) Medium pink shrub. The medium-sized, ovoid-pointed buds open to double (40-50 petals), high centered, 4-5 inch blooms of pale tyrian rose (RHSCC 66D) over a honeysuckle white (RHSCC 159D) ground. The blooms, borne singly or in clusters of 3-8, have a sweet fragrance. The medium-large, leathery foliage is woodpecker green (RHSCC 147A). The brown thorns are broad-based and needle-like. the bushy, erect plant (to 75 cm) blooms freely from early June to killing frost. The plants are winter-hardy in Iowa to 10-12" without protection.

 

 

 

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