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'Cardinal Song ™' rose Description
'Cardinal Song ™' rose photo
Photo courtesy of William Grant
Availability:
Commercially available
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HMF Ratings:
20 favorite votes.  
Average rating: GOOD.  
ARS:
Medium red Grandiflora.
Registration name: MEImouslin
Exhibition name: Cardinal Song ™
Origin:
Bred by Alain Meilland (France, 1993).
Introduced in United States by Conard-Pyle (Star Roses) in 1992 as 'Cardinal Song'.
Introduced in France by Meilland International in 1993 as 'Cardinal Song'.
Class:
Grandiflora.  
Bloom:
Red.  Mild fragrance.  35 to 41 petals.  Average diameter 2.75".  Large, full (26-40 petals) bloom form.  Blooms in flushes throughout the season.  
Habit:
Height of 7' to 8' (215 to 245 cm).  
Growing:
USDA zone 7b and warmer.  Disease susceptibility: very disease resistant.  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) .  
Patents:
United States - Patent No: PP 8,847  on  26 Jul 1994   VIEW USPTO PATENT
Application  on  7 Jul 1993
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