'Milestone' rose Description
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Red blend Hybrid Tea.Registration name: JAClesExhibition name:
Deep pink, ages to red . Flowers medium red with silvery-red reverse -- opening to coral pink. Mild fragrance. 40 petals. Double (17-25 petals), cupped bloom form. Blooms in flushes throughout the season.
Upright. Large, semi-glossy, medium green foliage.
USDA zone 7b and warmer. Can be used for cut flower or garden. 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) .
United States - Patent No: PP 5,000 on 22 Mar 1983 VIEW USPTO PATENT
Application No: 06/299,959 on 8 Sep 1981