'The Painter' rose Description
Photo courtesy of Kathy Strong's Del Cerro Garden
Red, cream streaks, stripes, flecks, yellow streaks, stripes, flecks, orange streaks, stripes, flecks. Mild fragrance. 25 petals. Average diameter 4". Large, double (17-25 petals), cluster-flowered, in small clusters, in large clusters, high-centered to cupped, spiral centers bloom form. Blooms in flushes throughout the season.
Tall, bushy, upright. Medium, matte, dark green foliage.
Height of 47" to 5¼' (120 to 160 cm).
USDA zone 6b and warmer. Can be used for beds and borders, cut flower, exhibition or garden. Spring Pruning: Remove old canes and dead or diseased wood and cut back canes that cross. In warmer climates, cut back the remaining canes by about one-third. In colder areas, you'll probably find you'll have to prune a little more than that.
Michelangelo - Mactemaik. Nicknamed Te Maiki.
New Zealand - Patent No: 1239 on 6 Jun 1997
Application No: ROS533 on 7 Apr 1995
Trade Name: Michelangelo.
Artist Michelangelo di Lodovico Buonarroti Simoni was born in Capres, Italy, 6 March 1475. He died in Rome, Italy, 18 February 1564.
Apuldram's Roses say this rose has a striped flower of cream and orange that is similar but less vivid than 'Oranges 'n' Lemons'...