'Madame Butterfly' rose Description
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Light pink Hybrid Tea.
Registration name: Madame Butterfly
Exhibition name: Madame Butterfly
Apricot - pink, deep yellow shading, copper center. Moderate, honey fragrance. 28 petals. Large, double (17-25 petals) bloom form. Blooms in flushes throughout the season.
Height of 2' to 4¼' (60 to 130 cm).
USDA zone 6a 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) .