Description of Compassion Roses:
Compassion is a medium sized climbing rose, with large, well formed pink flowers that glow apricot at the base of the petals. It is a vigorous plant and reaches about 3 metres. The scent is good and you will get plenty of flowers after a few years, once a mature, bushy head has developed.
Characteristics of Compassion Bushes:
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History and Parentage of Compassion Roses:
Bred in the early 1970's by Harkness, Compassion has won an RHS Award of Garden Merit. Its parents are White Cockade x Prima Ballerina.