'Edisto' rose Description
Photo courtesy of Cliff's High Desert Garden Archival Dec, 2011 last updated 101812
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Red blend Mini-Flora.Registration name: MicediExhibition name:
Red blend. Flowers medium red, reverse medium red/yellow. None / no fragrance. Medium, full (26-40 petals), borne mostly solitary, exhibition bloom form. Blooms in flushes throughout the season.
Medium, upright. Medium, matte, dark green foliage.
Height of 30" to 3' (75 to 90 cm).
USDA zone 6b through 9b (default). Can be used for beds and borders, container rose, cut flower, exhibition or garden. Heat tolerant. Protect tender new spring growth from hard freezes that may cause canker, die-back and death of the plant. . 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. Remove old canes and dead or diseased wood..
This rose can get much larger than the information recorded in the registration. Leslie Davis reported that her rose grew to be 7'7"tall x 5'wide in the hot central valley of California.