'Margaret Merril' rose Description
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White, near white or white blend Floribunda.Registration name: HARkulyExhibition name:
White or white blend, pink center. Strong, citrus, spice fragrance. 18 to 29 petals. Average diameter 4". Large, semi-double (9-16 petals), high-centered bloom form. Blooms in flushes throughout the season.
Height of 30" to 5' (75 to 150 cm). Width of 2' to 4' (60 to 120 cm).
USDA zone 6b through 10b. Disease susceptibility: susceptible to blackspot . 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. Requires spring freeze protection (see glossary - Spring freeze protection) . Can be grown in the ground or in a container (container requires winter protection).