'Ambossfunken' rose Description
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Red blend Hybrid Tea.
Registration name: Ambossfunken
Discovered by Meyer
(South Africa, 1961).
Coral-red, yellow stripes, stripes. Strong fragrance. Cupped bloom form. Blooms in flushes throughout the season.
USDA zone 5b through 9b. Disease susceptibility: susceptible to disease, susceptible to blackspot . 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. Requires good cultivation if it is to perform its best.