'Comtesse Vandal' rose Description
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Pink blend Hybrid Tea.
Registration name: Comtesse Vandal
Pink, salmon-pink shading, yellow undertones. Moderate fragrance. 30 petals. Very large, double (17-25 petals), borne mostly solitary, high-centered bloom form. Blooms in flushes throughout the season.
Upright. Large, dense foliage.
Height of 2' to 42" (60 to 105 cm).
USDA zone 6b and warmer. Hardy. 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.