Full double; large, flower opens rosy blush, quickly fading white in sunlight; exhibition quality; very broad petals fluted and with uniquely serrate edges, altogether a well-tailored, voluptuous flower. Mild fragrance. Tall height, good grower and prolific of bloom. Carries flowers above the bush, long stems sag with rain in the opened flower. The presentation in the viewed landscape requires high support. Yields fabulous stems for the vase and is an excellent choice for the cut flower garden.
Awards, Best Use & Distinctions
Best Cut®; APS Best in Show 1952 & 1996; champion class; Fragrant; Exhibition variety; general garden and landscape use; cut flower garden; deer resistant; excellent cutter in commercial use.
Basic Growing Requirements
Full Sun. Water as needed, sensitive to overwatering and waterlog conditions. Soil pH 6.5-7. Fertile, well-draining soil.
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