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'International Herald Tribune' rose Description
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Mauve or mauve blend Floribunda.
Registration name: HARquantum
Exhibition name: International Herald Tribune
Bred by Harkness (United Kingdom, 1984).
Introduced in United Kingdom by R Harkness & Co. Ltd. as 'International Herald Tribune'.
Floribunda, Patio, Polyantha.  
Violet - purple.  Moderate fragrance.  20 petals.  Average diameter 2".  Small, double (17-25 petals), cluster-flowered, in large clusters, cupped-to-flat bloom form.  Blooms in flushes throughout the season.  
Medium, bushy, mounded.  Medium, semi-glossy, medium green foliage.  
Height of 15" to 4½' (40 to 135 cm).  Width of 3' (90 cm).
USDA zone 6b and warmer.  Can be used for beds and borders, container rose or garden.  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.  
Heirloom Old Garden Roses says Violetta has large semi-double blooms of violet edged purple...
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