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Dainty Bess

Hybrid tea with large (4") single blooms (petal count 5-6). Recurrent blooms throughout the season with a mild spicy fragrance. 
Mature Height
2-5 Feet (width 2'-4')
USDA Hardiness Zone
4 - 9 
Bloom Color
Bloom Season
June - October
Soil Conditions
Moist, Well-Drained
Exposure/Light Requirements
Full Sun
Pests and Problems

Environmental Damage

Additional pests and problems that may affect this plant:

Good diasease tolerance to black spot and mildew.
Additional Notes
Unique hybrid tea with good disease tolerance and hardiness. Because of its height, it could be trained as a short climber or pillar rose.


Related Resources
Home, Yard & Garden Pest Guide
Illinois Commercial Landscape and Turfgrass Pest Management Handbook
U of IL - Distance Diagnosis through Digital Imaging
U of IL - Plant Clinic