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'Casanova' rose Description
'Casanova (hybrid tea, McGredy, 1963)' rose photo
Photo courtesy of Robert Neil Rippetoe
Availability:
Commercially available
HMF Ratings:
15 favorite votes.  
ARS:
Light yellow Hybrid Tea.
Registration name: Casanova
Exhibition name: Casanova
Origin:
Bred by Samuel Darragh McGredy IV (1963).
Introduced in United Kingdom by Fisons Horticulture Ltd. as 'Casanova'.
Class:
Hybrid Tea.  
Bloom:
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.  
Habit:
Medium, thornless (or almost), upright.  Dark green foliage.  
Height of 4½' (135 cm).  
Growing:
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.  
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