'Here's Gert' rose Description
Photo courtesy of Cliff's High Desert Garden Archival Dec, 2011 last updated 101812
Medium pink Hybrid Tea.
Registration name: Here's Gert
Exhibition name: Here's Gert
Pink. Moderate fragrance. 26 to 40 petals. Average diameter 5". Very large, full (26-40 petals), borne mostly solitary, exhibition bloom form. Blooms in flushes throughout the season.
Tall, upright. Glossy, dark green foliage.
Height of up to 6' (up to 185 cm).
USDA zone 6b through 9b (default). Can be used for cut flower, exhibition or 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.