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"Bishop's Lodge Amelia Anderson" rose Description
'Charles Dingee' rose photo
Photo courtesy of jedmar
Availability:
Commercially available
HMF Ratings:
83 favorite votes.  
Average rating: EXCELLENT.  
ARS:
Pink blend Tea.
Origin:
Bred by Richard Bagg (United States, 1908).
Introduced in Australia by H. Kemp in 1909 as 'W. R. Smith'.
Class:
Found Rose, Tea.  
Bloom:
Cream, blush shading, darker outer petals, yellow undertones.  Strong fragrance.  Large, double (17-25 petals) bloom form.  Blooms in flushes throughout the season.  
Habit:

Height: 5' to 12' (150 to 365cm).  Width: 5' (150cm).
Growing:
USDA zone 6b through 9b (default).  
Patents:
Patent status unknown (to HelpMeFind).
Notes:
William R. Smith was the first superintendent of the Botanic Gardens in Washington, D.C. who died in 1912. Different opinions on parentage - see References.
'William R. Smith' in commerce in Europe is often 'Marie van Houtte'. WRS is creamy white and shaded shell-pink at the centre (blanc crème, centre teinté rosé). MVH is yellowish white, edged pink (blanc jaunâtre liseré rose vif).
 
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