Rose (Rosa 'Bishop Darlington') in the Roses Database

Data specific to Roses (Edit)
Bloom size: Large: 4-5"
Petal count: semi-double: 8-15 petals
Rose bloom color: Yellow blend
Extra Bloom Info: Semi-double to double, in clusters
Rebloom: Good
Class: Hybrid musk
Extra Color Info: Cream, with pink shading and yellow undertones
Growth Habit: Tall, 4-8 feet, with arching canes
Fragrance: Moderate
Hybridizer & year: Captain George C. Thomas, 1926
Optimal growing zones: USDA zone 5 and warmer

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: 4-8 feet
Plant Spread: 4-5 feet
Leaves: Deciduous
Flowers: Showy
Fragrant
Flower Color: Multi-Color: Cream, pink, and yellow
Flower Time: Spring
Summer
Fall
Uses: Cut Flower
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Propagation: Other methods: Cuttings: Stem
Cuttings: Tip
Miscellaneous: With thorns/spines/prickles/teeth

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Location: In my Northern California gardenDate: 2012-05-22
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Posted by Calif_Sue (Sebastopol, CA - Zone 9a) on Feb 10, 2013 6:39 PM

Noted by Antique Rose Emporium:
"A large, upright shrub, ‘Bishop Darlington’ is valuable in the landscape. The full-sized, semi-double flowers of creamy white open from long, pointed, bright coral buds. One petal is nearly always curled over the gold stamens but the delicious fragrance is released freely into the air. The large, light flowers make the bush highly visible, even from a distance, and the reliable rebloom of this rose is sure to attract attention."

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