'Affirm' rose Description
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Medium pink Hybrid Tea.Registration name: McMillan's PinkExhibition name:
Pink. Mild fragrance. 26 to 40 petals. Average diameter 3.33'. Medium, full (26-40 petals), borne mostly solitary, exhibition, high-centered, pinpoint centers bloom form. Blooms in flushes throughout the season.
Short, spreading. Medium, matte, medium green foliage.
Height of 20" (50 cm).
USDA zone 7b and warmer. Can be used for beds and borders, cut flower, exhibition or garden. Hardy. heat tolerant. rain tolerant. 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 spring freeze protection (see glossary - Spring freeze protection) .