Perfume Delight rose, is a Hybrid Tea rose that produces the most fragrant roses.
This All American Rose winner adorns itself with beautiful pink fragrant roses. The hybrid flowers are classic, hi-centered true tea form.
The rich, dark pink blooms grow both singly and in clusters. The bush grows upright to a medium height of about 3 feet. The width is about 2 1/2 feet.
The bush is well branched, and makes a nice addition to the garden.
Type Hybrid Tea Rose
Hybridizer Swim & Weeks 1973
Blooms Vivid deep pink with a light purplish tone flowers are 5" with 30-35 petals
Growth Habits grows vigorously upright, bushy, 3' x 2 1/2'
Foliage large, dark green, leathery
Fragrance sweet, spicy
Awards AARS 1974
Hardy Zone 6-9
The foliage on this beauty is a shiny deep green color, making a nice contrast to those bright pink blooms.
The blooming starts with long, large pointed buds that open to double, cup-shaped flowers that appear both in singles, and in clusters.
This rose plant has abundant mid-season bloom with a fair repeat.
The fragrance varies a bit, but with a name like "Perfume Delight Rose" you can be sure it is very intense!
Flowers all season long, and is a good choice for beds, borders, or a hedge. If you love Pink roses, they are very pretty in the garden, and the vase.
It is considered very disease resistant.
If you garden in a colder climate (as I do, zone 5) Hybrid Tea roses might Not be a good choice for your garden. Even though they are rated for that zone, I just don't feel they are suited for the colder climates.
If you decide to Give them a try anyway, you would do better, to give them as much winter protection as possible. If you live in a warmer zone, the Hybrid Tea roses are wonderful in your garden, and will give you lots of roses to cut.
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