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'Comtesse Vandal' rose Description
'Comtesse Vandal' rose photo
Photo courtesy of Robert Neil Rippetoe
Availability:
Commercially available
Synonyms:


Also referenced as:  Countess Vandal
HMF Ratings:
36 favorite votes.  
Average rating: GOOD-.  
ARS:
Pink blend Hybrid Tea.
Registration name: Comtesse Vandal
Origin:
Bred by Mathias Leenders (Netherlands, 1930).
Introduced in United States by Jackson & Perkins Co. in 1932 as 'Comtesse Vandal'.
Class:
Pernetiana.  
Bloom:
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.  
Habit:
Upright.  Large, dense foliage.  
Height of 2' to 42" (60 to 105 cm).  
Growing:
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.  
Patents:
United States - Patent No: PP 38  on  25 Oct 1932   VIEW USPTO PATENT
Ploidy:
Tetraploid
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