'Barbra Streisand' rose Description
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Mauve or mauve blend Hybrid Tea.Registration name: WEKquanezeExhibition name:
Lavender, darker edges. Flowers lavender, blushing darker. Strong, citrus, rose fragrance. 26 to 30 petals. Average diameter 4". Medium-large, full (26-40 petals), cluster-flowered, in small clusters bloom form. Blooms in flushes throughout the season.
Medium, bushy, upright. Large, glossy, dark green foliage.
Height of 3' to 5' (90 to 150 cm). Width of 2' to 3' (60 to 90 cm).
USDA zone 6a through 10b. Can be used for beds and borders, cut flower, garden or landscape. Vigorous. Disease susceptibility: disease resistant, 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 spring freeze protection (see glossary - Spring freeze protection) . Can be grown in the ground or in a container (container requires winter protection).
Named after Barbra Streisand, born on 24 April 1942.
Blackspot sensitive, so keep it sprayed. Weeks' web site says Flower color & size do best in milder temps.