'Rachel' rose Description
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Peach and light yellow, ages to salmon-pink . Strong, fruity, sweet fragrance. up to 50 petals. Average diameter 6". Very large, very full (41+ petals), borne mostly solitary, old-fashioned bloom form. Blooms in flushes throughout the season.
Medium. Dark green foliage.
Height of 28" to 47" (70 to 120 cm).
USDA zone 6b and warmer. Can be used for beds and borders, container rose, cut flower or garden. Vigorous. 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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Rosen-Tantau says the correct name for this rose is Augusta Luise® (TANgust).
Trademark listing of Tantau says a synonym is TANellqua (= Aquarell)