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Plant Profile: Rose Galway Bay

This modern climber  has apricot colored buds that open to to 4″ wide flowers with petals in various shades of pink from dark pink on the outside to pale pink in the center.  The cup-shaped flowers are carried singly or in small clusters and have up to 20 petals. Plants are vigorous and have red new grown followed by medium green glossy leaves. A good choice a pillar, trellis, pergola, garden wall, or house wall.  

Type: Large Flowered Modern Climber

Origin: McGreedy, Northern Ireland, 1966

Parentage: ‘’Gruss an Heidelberg’ x ‘Queen Elizabeth’

Flower Size: 4″

Petal Count: 20

Scent: Mild, fruity

Flowering: Repeats well

Plant Size: 8-12′ H

Hardiness: Zones 6-9

ARS Rating:8.1