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"Queen Elizabeth"

Class: Grandiflora

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Garden Map Location # 68


Color: Medium pink
Blooms: Profuse, high centered, double, cupped, large, 38 petals repeat
Foliage: Large, leathery, shiny, dark green
Fragrance: Lightly fragrant: tea
Size (H x W): 6+ x ?
Growth Habit: Upright-bushy
Cultivation: Vigorous, Good for Cutting. Thick robust canes. Disease resistant.
Not Hardy North of: Zone
Origins: US: Lammerts 1954
Parentage: Charlotte Armstrong x Floradora
Notes: American Rose Society created a new class, Grandiflora, specifically for this rose. Very vigorous, difficult to keep pruned to size - can grow to 10 feet and more. Long stemmed blooms, All-American RS Gold Medal(s) WFRS

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