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Perfume Delight Rose

Rosa 'Perfume Delight'

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Perfume Delight Rose (Rosa 'Perfume Delight') at Ashcombe Farm & Greenhouses

Rosa 'Perfume Delight' flowers

Rosa 'Perfume Delight' flowers

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Height:  4 feet

Spread:  3 feet

Sunlight:  full sun 

Hardiness Zone:  4b

Group/Class:  Hybrid Tea Rose

Description:

This lovely variety produces pointed buds that open to show double, deep pink flowers that release a spicy sweet damask fragrance; it is relatively cold hardy, prefers full sun and looks great as an accent or along borders

Ornamental Features

Perfume Delight Rose features showy fragrant pink flowers at the ends of the branches from early summer to mid fall. The flowers are excellent for cutting. It has green foliage throughout the season. The glossy oval compound leaves do not develop any appreciable fall color. The fruit is not ornamentally significant.

Landscape Attributes

Perfume Delight Rose is a multi-stemmed deciduous shrub with an upright spreading habit of growth. Its average texture blends into the landscape, but can be balanced by one or two finer or coarser trees or shrubs for an effective composition.

This shrub will require occasional maintenance and upkeep, and is best pruned in late winter once the threat of extreme cold has passed. It is a good choice for attracting bees to your yard. Gardeners should be aware of the following characteristic(s) that may warrant special consideration;

  • Spiny

Perfume Delight Rose is recommended for the following landscape applications;

  • Mass Planting
  • Hedges/Screening
  • General Garden Use

Planting & Growing

Perfume Delight Rose will grow to be about 4 feet tall at maturity, with a spread of 3 feet. It tends to fill out right to the ground and therefore doesn't necessarily require facer plants in front. It grows at a fast rate, and under ideal conditions can be expected to live for approximately 30 years.

This shrub should only be grown in full sunlight. It does best in average to evenly moist conditions, but will not tolerate standing water. It is not particular as to soil type or pH. It is highly tolerant of urban pollution and will even thrive in inner city environments. This particular variety is an interspecific hybrid.

 
 
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Characteristics
Massing  Screening  Garden 
Applications
Flowers  Attracts Wildlife 
Ornamental Features