'La France' rose Description
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Light pink Hybrid Tea.
Exhibition name: La France
Light pink. Strong fragrance. 60 petals. Average diameter 3.5". Large, full (26-40 petals), borne mostly solitary, globular, nodding or "weak neck" bloom form. Blooms in flushes throughout the season.
Height of 3' to 5' (90 to 150 cm). Width of 3' (90 cm).
USDA zone 7b and warmer. 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) .
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