Ella's Garden Plants from A to Z: Rosa Graham Thomas, Rose

Common Name: Rose

Family: Rosaceae

Genus: Rosa

Cultivar or Variety: Graham Thomas

Characteristics of Plant
Hybridized by David Austin; Year of Registration or Introduction: 1983

Class: English Rose (aka Austin Rose)
Shrub (but also climbs in my Maryland, z7 garden)

Unbelievably tolerant of shade - no hybrid tea has ever grown where Graham Thomas is growing

I train canes horizontally in a fan shape at the back of perennial flower beds - buds break along length of cane when horizontal.

Zone Hardiness up to
Zone 5
Zone 6
Zone 7
Zone 8
Zone 9
Zone 10

Plant Height
4 -6 feet
6 - 8 feet
8 - 10 feet

Blooms
Yes

Bloom Form
Above Foliage

Flower Color
Pale Yellow
Bright Yellow

Fragrance
Fruity

Fertile
Yes

Reproduces By
Stem Fragments

Cutting Flower
Yes

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