'Grandpa Toni' rose Description
Photo courtesy of Sheldon, John & Robyn
Pink blend Hybrid Tea.Registration name: RESpatExhibition name:
Pink blend. Mild fragrance. Blooms in flushes throughout the season.
Height of 18" to 2' (45 to 60 cm). Width of 15" to 20" (40 to 50 cm).
USDA zone 2b through 8b. Very hardy. plant in partial shade for best color. Disease susceptibility: disease resistant, susceptible to blackspot , susceptible to Mildew. 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 unproductive wood every third year or so.
After field growing this rose the decision was made to NOT commercially introduce it. It is registered for exhibition purposes and to provide parentage background on other varieties. To the best of our knowledge it is not commercially available.