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'Penthouse' rose Description
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Availability:
Commercially available
HMF Ratings:
15 favorite votes.  
ARS:
Pink blend, medium pink Hybrid Tea.
Registration name: MACsatur
Exhibition name: Penthouse
Origin:
Bred by Samuel Darragh McGredy IV (1975).
Class:
Hybrid Tea.  
Bloom:
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.  
Habit:
Bushy, upright.  Large, matte, medium green, dark green, dense foliage.  
Height of up to 39" (up to 100 cm).  
Growing:
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) .  
Notes:
Although West Coast (code name Macnauru) is also referred to as Penthouse, Penthouse (code name Macsatur) and West Coast are not the same rose.
 
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