'Stephen Rulo' rose Description
Photo courtesy of Mike Gleason's Rose Gardens
Russet Grandiflora.Registration name:
Stephen Rulo, WecruloExhibition name:
Flowers beige with gold base and lavender on petal edges, beige and gold reverse. Buds beige, gold and lavender, developing varying tones of brown, lavender and gray. Moderate fragrance. Large, full (26-40 petals), cluster-flowered, in small clusters, exhibition bloom form. Blooms in flushes throughout the season.
Tall, upright. Medium, glossy, medium green foliage.
USDA zone 6b and warmer. Can be used for cut flower, exhibition or garden. 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..