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"Graham Thomas"

Class: English (Shrub)

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Garden Map Location # 36

 

Color: Deep yellow
Blooms: Cupped, double, full, medium, 35 petals, clusters, repeat, continuous, peony-shaped butter-yellow blooms
Foliage: Shiny, small, dark green
Fragrance: Quite fragrant: tea
Size (H x W): 5 x 4
Growth Habit: Upright-bushy
Cultivation: Disease resistance good with possible mildew, vigorous. Climbs if trained. Needs support, poor soil OK and container.
Not Hardy North of: Zone 6
Origins: England: D. Austin: AUS- Austin Roses (Wolverhampton) 1983
Parentage: Seedling x (Charles Austin x Iceberg seedling)
Notes: Arching Stems. Unusual butter yellow color on an old-fashioned cupped bloom. Reliable re-bloom. Vigorous growth can be a double-edged sword - 'Graham Thomas' can get huge in warm climates.

 
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