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  • Paloma Blanca
  • Para Glider
  • Pearlie May
  • Piccolo Pete
  • Pipe Dreams
  • Pippa's Song
  • Pizzicato
  • Polka Time
  • Polonaise
  • Prairie Breeze
  • Prairie Clogger
  • Prairie Flower
  • Prairie Harvest
  • Prairie Heritage
  • Prairie Lass
  • Prairie Princess
  • Prairie Squire
  • Prairie Star
  • Prairie Sunrise
  • Prairie Sunset
  • Prairie Valor
  • Princess Verona

Paloma Blanca

(1984) White shrub. The gobular-ovoid buds of ivory-white open to double (30-40 petals), cupped, 3-3.5 inch blooms of ivory-white with a faint salmon pink blush which disappears with age. The blooms, borne in clusters of 3-1 0, have a pleasing, light fragrance. The abundant, leathery foliage is dark olive green and has good tolerance to disease. The thorns are tan and awl-like. The erect, bushy, 3-3.5 ft plant is compact and spreading and in continuous, abundant bloom from June until killing frost. The plants are winter-hardy in Iowa without protection.

 

Paraglider

(1984) Orange blend shrub. The medium large, ovoid-pointed buds of nasturtium red (RHSCC 30A) over yellow open to double (25-30 petals), cupped, open, 44.5 inch blooms of azalea pink (RHSCC 41C) with carrot red (RHSCC 29A) on the petal reverse. The blooms, borne singly and in clusters from 2-1 0, have a light, pleasing fragrance. The medium-sized, abundant, leathery foliage is dark green tinted with copper. The thorns are tan and awl-like. The vigorous, bushy plant has a spreading habit and abundant bloom from June until killing frost. The plants are winter-hardy in Iowa without protection.

 

Pearlie Mae

(1981) Apricot blend grandiflora. The large, ovoid-pointed buds of Neyron rose (RHSCC 2 5C) on the reverse and a blend of empire yellow (RHSCC 11D), lemon yellow (RHSCC 1 3B) and neuron rose on the face open to double (30-35 petals), shallow-cupped, 4.5-5 inch blooms which retain the colors of the bud. The abundant, leathery, large, semiglossy, olive green foliage shows copper tints when young and has good field tolerance to Blackspot and Powdery Mildew. The thorns are red-brown and awl-shaped. The vigorous, erect, 3-3.5 ft plants are bushy and bloom well from June until killing frost. The plants are winter-hardy in Iowa without protection.

 

Piccolo Pete

(1984) Medium red shrub. The medium-large, ovoid-pointed buds of ruby red (RHSCC 59A) open to single (7-1 0 petals), flat, 4-4.5 inch blooms of indian lake (RHSCC 59B) which age to light indian lake (RHSCC 59D). The blooms are borne in clusters of 1I 0 and have a pleasantly sweet fragrance. The abundant, large foliage is dark olive green and leathery with good field tolerance to normal foliar disease. The thorns are tan and slightly hooked. The erect, bushy, 3-4.5 ft plant is free-branching and blooms from June until killing frost. The plants are winter-hardy in Iowa without protection.

 

Pipe Dreams

(1984) Medium pink shrub. The ovoid-pointed buds of crimson-carmine (RHSCC 52 A-B) open to double (25-30 petals), cupped, open, 4.5-5 inch two-tone blooms of dark spinel red (RHSCC 54B) on the petal reverse and light spinel red (RHSCC 54D) on the petal face. The blooms are borne in clusters of 5-1 0 and have an intense cloverose fragrance. The abundant, leathery foliage is medium olive green with good tolerance to foliar disease. The thorns are red-brown and awl-shaped. The compact, 2.5-3 ft plant is bushy and blooms from early June until killing frost. The plants are winter-hardy in Iowa without protection.

 

Pippa's Song

(1984) Medium pink shrub. The ovoid-pointed buds of rose Bengal (RHSCC 57C) open to double ( petals), imbricated, open, 2.5-3 inch blooms of the same color. The blooms are borne in clusters of 3-1 0 and have a light pleasant fragrance. The abundant, mediu@sized, leathery foliage is dark green and has good tolerant to Blackspot and Powdery mildew. The thorns are tan and awl-shaped. The shrubby, erect plant is bushy and blooms from early June until killing frost. The plants are winter-hardy in Iowa without protection.

 

Pizzicato

(1962) Light pink shrub. Blooms double, cupped to open, fragrant, and salmonrose. Vigorous, spreading, to 3-4 feet high. Hardy. Used mainly for breeding. The plants are winter-hardy in Iowa without protection.

 

Polka Time

(1984) Orange pink shrub. The ovoid-pointed buds of medium salmon (RHSCC 27C) open to double (35-40 petals), cupped, imbricated, 4-4.5 inch blooms of salmontinted Chinese yellow (RHSCC 20B) veined with flamingo pink (RHSCC 37A). The blooms are borne in clusters of 1 - 1 0 and have a sweet fragrance. The abundant, leathery foliage is dark green and tolerant of disease. The thorns are tan and awl-like. The bushy plant is low and compact and in bloom from early June until killing frost. The plants are winter-hardy in Iowa without protection.

 

Polonaise

(1984) Deep pink shrub. The ovoid-pointed buds of tyrian purple (RHSCC 57A) open to double (40-45 petals), imbricated, 3.5-4 inch blooms of rose bengal (RHSCC 57B) which age lighter (RHSCC 57C). The blooms are borne in clusters of 5-1 0 and have a light, sweet fragrance. The abundant, leathery foliage is dark green with reddish venation and has good field tolerance to foliar disease. The thorns are red-brown and awl-like. The bushy, 3.5-4 ft plant is upright and blooms from early June until killing frost. Plants are winterhardy in Iowa without protection.

 

Prairie Breeze

(1978) Mauve shrub. Blooms borne 5-1 0 per cluster with 25 petals have a pleasing spicy fragrance. Growth is erect, bushy, and slightly spreading with awl-shaped thorns. Medium to small olive-green foliage with 5 and 7 leaflets. Blooms from June to killing frost. lt is not unusual to have buds, opening flowers, green hips and orange-red ripe hips in close proximity to each other. There is a strong tolerance to low winter temperatures, Blackspot and Powdery mildew. Plants are winter-hardy in Iowa without protection.

 

Prairie Clogger

(1984) Medium red shrub. The medium-small, ovoid-pointed buds of ruby red (RHSCC 59A) open to single (8-1 0 petals), shallow-cupped to flat, 2.5-3 inch blooms of Indian lake (RHSCC 59B) which hold their color until the petals drop. The blooms are borne in clusters of 1 - 1 0 and have a pleasingly sweet fragrance. The abundant, leathery foliage is dark olive green with copper tones when young and is tolerant of normal foliar disease. The thorns are tan and awl-like. The vigorous, bushy, 3-4 ft plant is erect and free-branching with abundant bloom from June until killing frost. Plants are winter-hardy in Iowa without protection.

 

Prairie Flower

(1975) Red blend shrub. The ovoid-pointed buds open to single (6-8 petals), flat, 2.5-3.5 inch blooms of cardinal red (RHSCC 53D) with a large white center. The blooms, borne singly and in clusters of 2-1 5, have a light old-rose fragrance. The abundant, medium-sized foliage is leathery and very dark green. The thorns are russet and awl-like. The bushy, 3.5-4 ft plant is erect and blooms continuously from early June until killing frost. Plants are winter-hardy in Iowa without protection.

 

Prairie Harvest

(1985) Light yellow shrub. The long-pointed buds of barium yellow (RHSCC I OA) open slowly to double (40-45 petals), imbricated, 4-4. 5 inch blooms of barium yellow which fade lighter with age. The color of the blooms remains clean. The blooms are borne in clusters of 1-1 5 and have a pleasingly sweet fragrance. The abundant, glossy foliage is medium dark green and leathery. The thorns are tan and awl-like. The bushy, 4 ft plant is upright and blooms from June until killing frost. Plants are winterhardy in Iowa without protection.

 

Prairie Heritage

(1978) Orange pink shrub. The round-ovoid-pointed to urn-shaped buds open to double (50+ petals), cupped, quartered, 4-4.5 inch blooms of peach (RHSCC 29C) over a coral pink (RHSCC 38D) base. As the blooms age, the become tinted with marigold orange (RHSCC 28C). The blooms, home singly and in clusters of 5-1 0, have a sweet fragrance. The abundant, large foliage is leathery and dark green (RHSCC 147A). The thorns are tan-green and awl-like. The vigorous, bushy plant is erect and blooms abundantly from June until killing frost. Plants are winter-hardy in Iowa to 6-8" without protection.

 

Prairie Lass

(1978) Pink blend shrub. The medium-small, ovoid-pointed buds open to double (25-30 petals), open, 3.5-4 inch blooms of light claret rose (RHSCC SOC) stippled with rose red (RHSCC 58B) on the petal face with carmine on the petal reverse and aging to light carmine rose (RHSCC 52D). The blooms are borne in clusters of 5-25 and have a spicy fragrance. The abundant, medium-large foliage is dark green (RHSCC I 39A) and leathery. The thorns are tan and awl-like. The bushy plant is upright to spreading and free flowering from June until killing frost. Plants are winter-hardy in Iowa to 8-10" without protection.

 

Prairie Princess

(1971) Orange pink shrub. Plants are winter-hardy in Iowa without protection.

 

Prairie Squire

(1984) Medium pink shrub. The pointed-ovoid buds of rose red (RHSCC 58B) open to double (1 5-25 petals), cupped, open, 4-4.5 inch blooms of rose bengal (RHSCC 61 C) which retain their color until the petals drop. The blooms are borne in clusters of 1 - 1 0 and have a pleasant, light, spicy fragrance. The abundant, leathery foliage is dark green (RHSCC 137A) tinted with copper and has good tolerance to foliar disease. The thorns are tan and awl-like. The erect, bushy, vigorous plant is spreading and in continual bloom from June until killing frost. Plants are winter-hardy in Iowa without protection.)

 

Prairie Star

(1975) Light yellow shrub. The large, ovoid-pointed buds open to double (45-60 petals), cupped, 3.5-4 inch blooms of pale chrome yellow (RHSCC 158 C) tinted pale Orient pink (RHSCC 36C) which pale with age. The blooms have a green apple fragrance and are borne in clusters of 5-10. The abundant, leathery foliage is dark green. The thorns are brown and awl-like. The vigorous, bushy plant is erect and blooms from June until killing frost. Plants are winter-hardy in Iowa without protection.

 

Prairie Sunrise

(1997) Apricot and apricot blend shrub. The carrot red buds open to very full double, quartered blooms with salmon outer petals and carrot red inner petals all with aurelian yellow bases, petal reverse is aurelian yellow at petal bases shading to orient pink at top edges. the blooms are borne in small clusters of 3-5 and are very fragrant. the foliage is large, medium green and glossy. The bushy, compact plant is 3 feet tall and blooms abundantly from June until frost. The plants have good resistance to Blackspot and mildew. The plants are winter-hardy in Iowa without protection.

 

Prairie Sunset

(1984) Yellow blend shrub. The large, pointed-ovoid to urn-shaped buds of straw yellow (RHSCC 13C) open to double (35-40 petals), open, 4-4.5 inch blooms with vermilion (RHSCC 41 C) faced petals overlapping a straw yellow base. When completely open, the petal face is rose Bengal (RHSCC 57C), the reverse is Empire yellow (RHSCC I 1 D) tinted light rose Bengal (RHSCC 57D). As the blooms age, the rose Bengal deepens to Tyrian purple (RHSCC 57A). The blooms are borne in clusters of 5-1 0 and have a light, sweet, pleasing fragrance. The abundant, moderately large foliage is leathery and dark green, The thorns are tan and internodal. The erect, bushy plant is slightly spreading and blooms from June until killing frost. Plants are winter-hardy in Iowa without protection.

 

Prairie Valor

(1984) Medium red shrub. The ovoid-pointed buds of dark red open to double (35-40 petals), cupped, 4-4.5 inch blooms of Indian lake (RHSCC 59B) which darken and develop purple tones with age. The blooms are borne in clusters of 3-5 and have an old-rose fragrance. The abundant leathery foliage is dark green and has good tolerance to foliar disease. The thorns are brown and awl-like. The erect plant is moderately bushy and blooms from early June until killing frost. Plants are winter-hardy in Iowa without protection.

 

Princess Verona

(1984) Medium pink shrub. The ovoid-pointed buds of Neyron rose (RHSCC 55B) open to double (25-35 petals), cupped to open, 3.5-4 inch blooms of lighter Neyron rose (RHSCC 55C) (very similar to 'Prairie Princess'). The blooms are borne in clusters of 5-1 5 and have a sweet, light fragrance. The abundant, leathery foliage is dark green and has good tolerance to foliar disease. The thoms are tan and awl-like. The compact, erect, 3-4.5 ft plant is bushy and blooms abundantly from June until killing frost. Plants are winter-hardy in Iowa without protection.