'Madame Marie Curie' rose Description
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Deep yellow Hybrid Tea.
Registration name: Madame Marie Curie
Exhibition name: Madame Marie Curie
Deep yellow. Mild fragrance. 25 petals. Average diameter 5". Very large, double (17-25 petals), high-centered bloom form. Blooms in flushes throughout the season. Pointed buds.
Bushy, compact. Dark green, leathery foliage.
USDA zone 6b through 9b (default). Can be used for cut flower or garden. Very 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.
Scientists Pierre and Marie Curie discovered the radioactive element Radium 21 December 1898.