Blessings is a sweet little rose. It carries a profusion of double, cupped, almost salmon-pink flowers with a lovely perfume. Each bloom is quite large (4") and held well on a plant that is unlikely to top 3ft (1m). Flowering is pretty continuous from mid-June until the autumn and the foliage is a glossy, healthy dark green.
If you are looking for a little pink hybrid tea rose then Blessings is your man but, if not, then see the full range of hybrid tea roses available to buy online.
Like all hybrid teas, Blessings prefers to be planted in good soil in a sheltered, sunny spot given the choice. However the perfect location is not essential; all hybrid tea roses grow on roots descended from some of the most resilient wild roses in the UK. So cold and/or wet are no real problem. Roses must have high light levels however so keep an eye on the sun. Blessings is ideal for the front of a border and is small enough to be grown successfully in a container. It is also a prolific flowerer, so if you have the luxury of a cutting bed, pop one in there if you cannot find her a home anywhere else.
Blessings was bred by Walter Gregory in 1967. He was trying for a much bigger bush, but kept it when he saw how well its flowers stood up to the rain.