Rose of the Month ~ May 2003
This month's selection is the light pink polyantha, The Fairy.
Introduced in 1932, it is rated 8.7 by the ARS, has 25 petals
and a mild fragrance. It is a small plant - 2 to 4 feet, which
can be used as a low hedge or trailing over a wall and is
great for groundcover. While it may be slow to bloom in the
early summer, once it gets going The Fairy will bloom well
into autumn. Winter protection is recommended in Zone 4. It
is also available in the climbing form and as a standard.
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