Irene Watts Shrub Roses
Rosa Irene Watts - Shrub Roses
Description of Irene Watts Roses:
This rose has large, quite shaggy flowers that are mostly pale pink, with more of a pink-orange tone in the centre. The scent is good but not very strong and the flowers keep on coming right through the season. This is a small, bushy rose which can be used for ornamental hedging about half a metre high. Irene Watts is an ideal patio rose and is handy for squeezing into a busy flower bed.
Characteristics of Irene Watts Bushes:
- Bud colour: Pink.
- Colour: Pale pink, stronger tone in the centre.
- Flower Shape: Fully double, crowded petals, quite uneven arrangement.
- Fragrance: 2-Light.
- Flower Period: Continuous.
- Leaves: Matt, dark green.
- Height x Spread: 0.5 x 0.5 metres.
- Disease notes: Very good disease resistance.
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History and Parentage of Irene Watts Roses:
A French rose from the 1890's, it won the RHS Award of Garden Merit about 100 years later in 1993.