"Bengal Fire" rose Description
Photo courtesy of Deborah Petersen
Crimson. Opens pink or light crimson, deepens to crimson.. None to mild fragrance. 5 to 6 petals. Large, single (4-8 petals) bloom form. Blooms in flushes throughout the season.
Armed with thorns / prickles. Semi-glossy, medium green foliage. 5 leaflets.
Height of 2' to 6' (60 to 185 cm). Width of 4' to 5' (120 to 150 cm).
USDA zone 7b through 10b. Can be used for hedge, landscape or shrub. Prefers full sun. Disease susceptibility: very disease resistant. Prune lightly or not at all. Remove unproductive wood every third year or so. Resist the urge to prune this rose too heavily -- it doesn't like it!.
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"Bengal Fire" is probably the same as 'Miss Lowe's Variety,' according to Vintage Gardens.