'MAN 1/88' rose Description
Photo courtesy of Mander, George
Red. None to mild fragrance. 20 to 30 petals. Average diameter 4". Medium, double (17-25 petals), cluster-flowered, in large clusters bloom form. Moderate, continuous (perpetual) bloom throughout the season. Medium buds.
Tall, bushy, climbing, well-branched. Medium, glossy, dark green, leathery foliage. 3 to 5 leaflets.
Height of 7' to 8' (215 to 245 cm). Width of 4' to 6' (120 to 185 cm).
USDA zone 5b and warmer. Can be used for garden, hedge or shrub. Very hardy. very vigorous. can be grown as a shrub. prefers full sun. shade tolerant. Disease susceptibility: very disease resistant, blackspot resistant, mildew resistant, very rust resistant. 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. Can be grown as a climber in mild climates. Can be pruned to maintain a shorter habit. Cut back one-half every other year. Feed this rose well. Needs little care; relatively disease-free and quite hardy. Prune lightly until this rose gets established (about two years), then prune it back by about a third.. Remove spent blooms only.
Dec, 1st 2006.
More photos will be added in the future.
This is a sister seedling of my Floribunda 'Shades of Pink'.