'Red Masterpiece' rose Description
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Average rating: EXCELLENT-.
Dark red Hybrid Tea.Registration name: JACderExhibition name:
Dark red. Strong, old rose fragrance. 30 petals. Large, double (17-25 petals), high-centered bloom form. Blooms in flushes throughout the season.
Height of 4' (120 cm). Width of 3' (90 cm).
USDA zone 7b and warmer. Heat tolerant. 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) .
GCoolbaugh writes: I purchased this rose in 2002 and have had gorgeous flowers on it, and they seem to last forever once they open.