Rose julias

Rose julias

Description:

Unusual colouring of cream, caramel and peach..  Mild fragrance.  Blooms in flushes throughout the season.  Spring Pruning: Remove old canes and dead or diseased wood and cut back canes that cross. In warmer climates, cut back the remaining canes by about one-third. In colder areas, you’ll probably find you’ll have to prune a little more than that. Requires protection from areas that have heavy frosts.

Background:

Bred by Englishman Bill Tysterman in1976 and introduced in Britain by Peter Beales Roses in 2006 as Chocolate Rose. It a cross between Bluemoon with Dr. A.J. Verhage. This rose is named for Lady Julia Clements.

Julia Clements (1906–2010) was an English flower arranger and lecturer on floral art. She wrote a number of books on the subject, as well as contributing to a variety of publications on gardening. Clements married Sir Alexander Hay Seton, 10th Baronet of Abercorn (1904–1963) in 1962, thus becoming Lady Seton, though she contrinued to use her birth name professionally.

Availability:

Should be readily available.