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'Madame Edouard Herriot' rose Description
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Red blend Hybrid Tea.
Registration name: Madame Edouard Herriot
Bred by Joseph Pernet-Ducher (France, before 1912).
Introduced by Unknown as 'The Daily Mail Rose'.
Introduced in Australia by Hazlewood Bros. Pty. Ltd. in before 1921 as 'Madame Edouard Herriot'.
Hybrid Tea, Pernetiana.  
Coral-red, copper shading, scarlet shading, yellow shading, ages to pink .  Moderate, damask fragrance.  up to 25 petals.  Large, semi-double (9-16 petals), borne mostly solitary, nodding or "weak neck", open bloom form.  Blooms in flushes throughout the season.  
Arching, armed with thorns / prickles, bushy, well-branched.  Glossy foliage.  
Height of 20" (50 cm).  
USDA zone 6b through 9b (default).  Disease susceptibility: susceptible to blackspot .  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.  
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