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Agnes
Ref No: 1714
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height: Shrub above 5 feet (1.5 m)
scent: Medium
introduction: 1901 - 1925
usda zone: Zone 3 (-33C/-27.4F to -36C/-32.8F)
flowers: Fully Double
repeat: Once Flowering

A Canadian hybrid rugosa shrub rose bred in London, Ontario, by Wm. Saunders in 1900 and named after his wife, Agnes. It was introduced in 1923 by the then Dominion Experimental Farm in Ottawa to honour their first Director, William Saunders. It grows to approximately 6 feet tall and has very double amber yellow flowers with a deeper centre and a fruity fragrance. It blooms profusely in June and July. Foliage is light green, glossy, wrinkled with small leaves. It is a vigorous, upright, very hardy shrub. This rose is cross between R. rugosa x R. foetida persiana. Height around 6 feet, medium scent, USDA zone: Zone 3 (-33 to -36C)

Availability

Corn Hill Nursery Ltd

Corn Hill Nursery Ltd.
2700 Rt. 890
Corn Hill, N.B.
E4Z 1M2 Canada

Tel: +1 (506) 756-3635
Fax: +1 (506) 756-1087
 
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Other Nurseries

'Agnes' is also available from:

Golden Vale Nursery -Australia
Walter Duncan Roses -Australia
Tasman Bay Roses Ltd -New Zealand
Flora Linnea -Sweden
Cockers Award Winning Roses -United Kingdom
Vintage Gardens Antique Roses -United States
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