'Anna Pavlova' rose Description
Photo courtesy of Museo Giardino della Rosa Antica
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Light pink Hybrid Tea.
Exhibition name: Anna Pavlova
Light pink, darker shading. Strong fragrance. Large, full (26-40 petals), old-fashioned bloom form. Blooms in flushes throughout the season.
Height of 39" to 4' (100 to 120 cm). Width of up to 35" (up to 90 cm).
USDA zone 6b and warmer. Can be used for cut flower or garden. Blooms tend to ball in wet weather. prefers warmer sites. 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.
Dancer Anna Pavlova (Pavlovna), was born on 31 January 1881, in St. Petersburg, Russia. She died in The Hague on 23 January 1931. Pavlova is considered the greatest ballerina of the early twentieth century. She made a successful debut at the Metropolitan Opera in Coppélia on 28 February 1910.
Note Anna Pavlowa is the German spelling