Shrub (Explorer Series,
Fragrant, pale yellow double flowers begin
with hybrid tea form, then open to expose the
stamens. June flowering with some repeat bloom
throughout the season. Vigorous upright shrub
growing 3 to 5 feet tall and wide.
This rose is the only member of the Canadian Explorer series to not be named after an explorer. J.P. Connell (1926 - 2012) was a noted Canadian public servent, serving as the Deputy Minister of Agriculture in the 1980's.