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'Casanova' rose Description
'Casanova (hybrid tea, McGredy, 1963)' rose photo
Photo courtesy of Maurice REYBAUD
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HMF Ratings:
16 favorite votes.  
Light yellow Hybrid Tea.
Registration name: Casanova
Exhibition name: Casanova
Bred by Samuel Darragh McGredy IV (1963).
Introduced in United Kingdom by Fisons Horticulture Ltd. as 'Casanova'.
Hybrid Tea.  
Light yellow.  Straw or chrome yellow. Yellow changing to buff.  Moderate fragrance.  up to 38 petals.  Average diameter 6".  Very large, full (26-40 petals), high-centered bloom form.  Blooms in flushes throughout the season.  
Medium, thornless (or almost), upright.  Dark green foliage.  
Height of 4½' (135 cm).  
USDA zone 6b through 9b (default).  Can be used for beds and borders, cut flower or garden.  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.  
Breeder's notes:
Casanova - 57/110. Nicknamed Nelson
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