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'Maestro ®' rose Description
'Maestro ® (hybrid tea, McGredy, 1972)' rose photo
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Availability:
Commercially available
Synonyms:
HMF Ratings:
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Average rating: GOOD.  
ARS:
Red blend Hybrid Tea.
Registration name: MACkinju
Exhibition name: Maestro ®
Origin:
Bred by Samuel Darragh McGredy IV (1972).
Introduced in New Zealand by McGredy Roses International (New Zealand) as 'Maestro'.
Class:
Hybrid Tea.  
Bloom:
Red blend.  Flowers medium red, painted white,reverse lighter red and white.  Mild fragrance.  Full (26-40 petals), nodding or "weak neck" bloom form.  Blooms in flushes throughout the season.  
Habit:
Bushy, upright.  Matte foliage.  
Height of 30" to 4' 11" (75 to 150 cm).  Width of up to 2' (up to 60 cm).
Growing:
USDA zone 7b and warmer.  Can be used for beds and borders, container rose, cut flower or garden.  Disease susceptibility: very disease resistant.  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.  Requires spring freeze protection (see glossary - Spring freeze protection) .  
Breeder's notes:
Maestro - Mackinju. Nicknamed King Juan.
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