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Old Blush

Product Details
Price $21.95
Common Name Old Blush
Classification China Rose
Rating 8.7
Year Introduced/ Discovered 1752
Color Two Tone Pink (Lilac)
Average Dimensions 3' - 6'   3' 
Number of Petals 25-30
Exposure Full Sun - partial shade
Spacing 3' - 5'
Fertilizing Fertilize in Spring just before new growth begins.
Cold Hardiness Hardy in zones 7 - 11
Water Use Keep moist until completely established. Average water needed during growing season.
Resistance to Disease Yes, but may mildew if not given enough water.
Fragrance Slightly fruity fragrance
Foliage Narrow-pointed, mid-green, almost thornless
Growth Vigorous, fast growing, upright, tall and slender
Bloom Repeat, bloom from spring - frost. Medium blooms in loose sprays. Color deepens with age.
History Parentage = unknown. Other names: Common Monthly, Monthly Rose, Parson's Pink China, Old Pink Daily.
Misc. Information

Frequently called "The Last Rose of Summer". All modern repeat flowering roses descended from this; In spring it can rival an Azalea. Easy to grow. Will grow in poorer soils. Has large, orange hips.