'Antico Amore' rose Description
Photo courtesy of Irina Shushakova
Medium pink Hybrid Tea.
Exhibition name: Antico Amore
Pink, apricot blending. Strong fragrance. Full (26-40 petals), old-fashioned bloom form. Blooms in flushes throughout the season.
Height of 35" to 39" (90 to 100 cm).
USDA zone 6b through 9b (default). Can be used for beds and borders, cut flower or garden. Vigorous. Disease susceptibility: very disease resistant. Protect tender new spring growth from hard freezes that may cause canker, die-back and death of the plant. . Remove spent blooms to encourage re-bloom. 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. Remove old canes and dead or diseased wood..
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The old-fashioned-looking blooms are light pink suffused with apricot. This rose combines the elegant shape of roses of the past with the remontancy, vigor and health of modern roses.