'Gem of the Prairies' rose Description
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Deep pink Hybrid Setigera.
Registration name: Gem of the Prairies
Rose-red. Light crimson blotched with white. Moderate fragrance. 65 petals. Double (17-25 petals), in large clusters bloom form. Once-blooming spring or summer.
Height of 20' (610 cm).
USDA zone 6b through 9b (default). Disease susceptibility: susceptible to blackspot .
Mike Lowe of Lowe's Roses says the flowers are rosy lavender-red, edged white...
See the rose in commerce as Geschwind's Orden, which bears a striking resemblance to this rose. It seems that 'Gem of the Prairies' in commerce is mislabeled.