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'Melrose' Description
'Melrose (floribunda, RVS 1985)' rose photo
Photo courtesy of Kit
Availability:
Commercially available
HMF Ratings:
12 favorite votes.  
ARS:
Medium pink Floribunda.
Origin:
Bred by RVS Rijksstation Voor Sierplantenteelt (Belgium, 1985).
Introduced in Belgium by Rijksstation Voor Sierplantenteelt (RVS) in 1992 as 'Melrose'.
Class:
Floribunda.  
Bloom:
Pink.  Strong fragrance.  Semi-double (9-16 petals), cluster-flowered bloom form.  Blooms in flushes throughout the season.  
Habit:
Height of 2' to 3' (60 to 90 cm).  
Growing:
USDA zone 6b and warmer.  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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