Star Of The Nile™

Intense, deep pink, very large fully double 4" blooms (petals 80) that age to the blended colors of an Egyptian sunrise. Bears the wonderful fragrance so closely associated with the Middle East: the myrrh perfume is also in its parent 'The Yeoman'. The young foliage and stems are bronze red, developing into a densely foliaged continual blooming plant with dark-green matte leaves. Much admired by visitors to our gardens. Makes a good cut flower.

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Additional Info

Alternate Name(s) No
SKU SH163
Country of Origin USA
Patent # PPAF
Breeder Code CLEegypt
Year 2000
Specific Color Deep Strong Pink
Hardiness Zone(s) 5 (-20° to -10°), 6 (-10° to 0°), 7 (0° to 10°), 8 (10° to 20°), 9 (20° to 30°), 10 (30° to 40°)
Specifc ARS Score No
Approximate Size 4' x 4'
Bloom Type Fully Double
Rebloom Continual Blooming
Fragrance Very Fragrant
Shade Tolerant No
Characteristics Breeder, Cutting, Fragrance

Reviews

Early BloomerReview by Suzanne
In my garden this rose is intensely colored but is not a flashy "neon" pink. This year it started leafing out in February, and has the first buds on it now. I expect to see flowers by next week. The fragrance is deep but not citrusy. It has done very well in a tall pot and gets winter sun (when we have it; we often get morning fog here, and no sign of blackspot). (Posted on 3/11/2015)
Delicious Fragrance Review by Henry
This rose smells like candy! The very unique color seems to mirror the delicious fragrance. Wants to bloom continuously in my garden. I don't think there is another rose that smells like it.. One of the best Heirloom Roses in my opinion. (Posted on 6/12/2014)
GorgeousReview by DeeDee
I just love the look and fragrance of this rose. Gorgeous. Vibrant color and lovely scent. (Posted on 6/26/2013)

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