***This is a pre-order product only. Roses are being grown to order and will ship beginning in January 2018 to southern climate zones and thereafter as appropriate for more northern zones.***
What better way to honor legendary ethologist and conservationist Dr. Jane Goodall than with the naturally exquisite beauty of a rose? This delightful hybrid tea rose is noble and passionate yet tempered with the humility of its human namesake. Just like the good doctor herself, this rose is just the right mix of strength and loveliness that any Rosarian can respect. In addition to its many valuable traits, $3.00 from the sale of each Dr. Jane Goodall Rose will go to benefit the many great works of the Jane Goodall Institute.
Each shapely 5” bloom is like a living snapshot of a sunrise with its heady pink petals around a sunny yellow base. The pink hues are lighter on the reverse so the roses are astounding from any angle. Generally, each fully double flower opens on its own long, cut-worthy stem. Despite preferring to be a solo act, finding clusters of these enchanting blossoms is not uncommon.
The architecture of the plant is itself a thing of beauty. The Dr. Jane Goodall Rose is well-branched and boasts an exceptionally attractive bushy habit. This variety grows to a happy goldilocks medium that is neither too big nor too small and suits virtually any size landscape. Its leaves are dark, dapper and very glossy forming a dramatic backdrop for its dawn-kissed flowers. Even the pointed ovoid buds are inviting – a quiet fanfare for the roses to come. Once open the blossoms release a spicy fragrance that is distinctive yet not overpowering. This hybrid tea rose simply overflows with graces and it’s impossible not to become instantly smitten.
For optimal garden performance plant Dr. Jane Goodall in rich soil that is both loamy and has good drainage. This rose is very disease resistant for its class and is quite vigorous on its own roots. The flowers last a long time and clean quickly leaving you with very little maintenance overall. The envy of any passionate Rosarian, the Dr. Jane Goodall Rose is, without a doubt, one of the most beautiful hybrid teas you’ll ever add to your collection.