Rambling Rose "Rosa City of York"
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Rambling rose City of York, originally name "Direktor Benschop".
Bred in Germany in 1945 by Mathias Tantau.
The key characteristics of "City of York" are shown below:
White with strong golden centre when open
Single flush with a few later flowers
Glossy dark Green
Hardiness UK Australia
Rosa City of York is hardy to zone 5a, -28.8� C (-20� F)
City of York has been awarded the following:
Professor Gnau x Dorothy Perkins
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The rose City of York prefers part shade
which also helps tom retain the flower colour.
A very strong grower with a strong scent. A fully grown specimen
in flower will fill the air with a delicious fragrance.
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