'Little Esperanza' rose Description
Photo courtesy of Simon Voorwinde
Medium red Floribunda.
Registration name: Little Esperanza
Exhibition name: Little Esperanza
Red. None / no fragrance. 12 to 16 petals. Average diameter 2". Small, semi-double (9-16 petals), in large clusters bloom form. Spring or summer flush with scattered later bloom.
Medium, bushy. Medium, matte, dark green foliage.
Height of up to 4' (up to 120 cm).
USDA zone 6b through 9b (default). Can be used for garden, hedge, landscape or shrub. 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.
Flowers in large clusters, rapid repeat flowering.