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'Colonial Days' rose Description
'Colonial Days' rose photo
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Availability:
Commercially available
Synonyms:
Gelcol
HMF Ratings:
12 favorite votes.  
ARS:
Dark red Shrub.
Registration name: Gelcol
Exhibition name: Colonial Days
Origin:
Bred by Diann Giles (United States, 2001).
Introduced in United States by Muncy's Rose Emporium in 2000 as 'Colonial Days'.
Class:
Shrub.  
Bloom:
Dark red.  None to mild fragrance.  up to 41 petals.  Large, very full (41+ petals) bloom form.  Blooms in flushes throughout the season.  
Habit:
Medium, upright.  Medium, matte, medium green foliage.  
Growing:
USDA zone 6b through 9b (default).  Can be used for garden.  Remove spent blooms to encourage re-bloom.  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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