'Samantha ®' rose Description
Photo courtesy of Sandra Redfern
Medium red Hybrid Tea.Registration name: JACmanthaExhibition name:
Florists Rose, Hybrid Tea.
Red. Flowers current red. Mild fragrance. 30 to 40 petals. Medium to large, full (26-40 petals), borne mostly solitary, cluster-flowered, in small clusters, classic hybrid tea, high-centered bloom form. Blooms in flushes throughout the season. Pointed, ovoid buds.
Upright. Medium, leathery foliage.
Height of up to 4¼' (up to 130 cm).
USDA zone 6b and warmer. Can be used for cut flower. Vigorous. 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.