'Comtesse du Barry ®' rose Description
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Medium yellow Floribunda.Registration name: HAVobog
Lemon-yellow. Mild to strong fragrance. up to 45 petals. Average diameter 4". Large, full (26-40 petals), cluster-flowered, in small clusters, old-fashioned bloom form. Prolific, blooms in flushes throughout the season.
Thornless (or almost), upright.
Height of 2' to 32" (60 to 80 cm).
USDA zone 6b through 9b (default). Can be used for beds and borders, container rose, cut flower or garden. Disease susceptibility: very disease resistant. 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.
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