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Alternative cultivar names:
'William R. Smith'
'Bishop's Lodge Amelia Anderson'
'Bishop's Lodge Aimee'
'Blush Maman Cochet'
'Charles Dingee'
'Jeannette Heller'
'President Smith'
'President Wm. R. Smith'
'W.R. Smith'

Data specific to Roses (Edit)
Bloom size: Medium: 2-3"
Petal count: very full: 40+ petals
Rose bloom color: Pink blend
Extra Bloom Info: In clusters
Rebloom: Good
Class: Tea
Extra Color Info: Light pink, with darker pink outer petals and yellow undertones
Growth Habit: Short, 2-3 feet, bushy
Fragrance: Strong
Hybridizer & year: Richard Bagg, 1908

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Shrub
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Soil pH Preferences: Moderately acid (5.6 – 6.0)
Slightly acid (6.1 – 6.5)
Neutral (6.6 – 7.3)
Slightly alkaline (7.4 – 7.8)
Plant Height: 2-3 feet
Plant Spread: 2-3 feet
Leaves: Deciduous
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Pink
Flower Time: Spring
Uses: Cut Flower
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Propagation: Other methods: Cuttings: Stem
Cuttings: Tip
Miscellaneous: With thorns/spines/prickles/teeth
Parentage: Maman Cochet x Madame Hoste


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Posted by Calif_Sue (Sebastopol, CA - Zone 9a) on Feb 11, 2013 11:34 PM

Noted by Antique Rose Emporium:
A world of memories is wrapped in this rose for several of our rosarian friends whose mothers and grandmothers cherished it. An offspring of the classic 'Maman Cochet,' this rose is similarly large, full and long budded. The color is palest cream pink with a slightly deeper center and a touch of yellow at the very base of the petals. Delicious in the yard or in arrangements, especially with the rich green leathery foliage as an accent."

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