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'Mother of Pearl ™' rose Description
'Mother of Pearl ™' rose photo
Photo courtesy of buckeyesouth
Availability:
Commercially available
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HMF Ratings:
31 favorite votes.  
Average rating: EXCELLENT.  
ARS:
Light pink Grandiflora.
Origin:
Bred by Alain Meilland (France, 2006).
Introduced in United States by Meilland-Star Roses Inc. in 2007 as 'Mother of Pearl'.
Class:
Grandiflora.  
Bloom:
Light pink.  None to mild fragrance.  35 petals.  Average diameter 3.5".  Medium to large, full (26-40 petals), cluster-flowered, in small clusters bloom form.  Prolific, blooms in flushes throughout the season.  Medium buds.  
Habit:
Tall, bushy, upright.  Semi-glossy, medium green, dense foliage.  
Height of 43" to 4¼' (110 to 130 cm).  Width of 32" to 35" (80 to 90 cm).
Growing:
USDA zone 6b through 9b (default).  Can be used for cut flower or garden.  Disease susceptibility: very blackspot resistant..  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.  
Patents:
United States - Patent No: PP 18,707   VIEW USPTO PATENT
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