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'Monica' rose Description
'Monika ®' rose photo
Photo courtesy of stach
Availability:
Commercially available
Synonyms:
HMF Ratings:
83 favorite votes.  
Average rating: EXCELLENT.  
ARS:
Pink blend Hybrid Tea.
Registration name: TANaknom
Exhibition name: Monika ®
Origin:
Bred by Hans Jürgen Evers (Germany, 1985).
Introduced in Germany by Rosen-Tantau/Tantau Roses in 1985 as 'Monica'.
Class:
Hybrid Tea.  
Bloom:
Pink blend.  Mild fragrance.  Blooms in flushes throughout the season.  
Growing:
USDA zone 6b through 9b (default).  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.  
Patents:
Australia - Application No: 1992/163  on  1992   VIEW PBR PATENT
Notes:
Tantau lists the breeder code name of Monica as Tanakinom.