'Penthouse' rose Description
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Pink blend, medium pink Hybrid Tea.Registration name: MACsaturExhibition name:
Pink. [Pink blend.] Rose pink with yellow tones at center. Mild, moderate fragrance. Large, double (17-25 petals), borne mostly solitary, in small clusters, high-centered bloom form. Blooms in flushes throughout the season.
Bushy, upright. Large, matte, medium green, dark green, dense foliage.
Height of up to 39" (up to 100 cm).
USDA zone 7b and warmer. Can be used for beds and borders, cut flower or garden. 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) .
Although West Coast (code name Macnauru) is also referred to as Penthouse, Penthouse (code name Macsatur) and West Coast are not the same rose.