'McCartney Rose' Description
Photo courtesy of Henrique Rodrigues Vivián
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Pink, deep pink reverse. Strong fragrance. 20 to 40 petals. Average diameter 3.5". Large, double (17-25 petals) bloom form. Blooms in flushes throughout the season.
Semi-glossy, medium green foliage.
Height of 31" to 6' (80 to 185 cm). Width of up to 28" (up to 70 cm).
USDA zone 6b and warmer. Disease susceptibility: susceptible to blackspot . 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) .
United States - Patent No: PP 8,391 on 28 Sep 1993 VIEW USPTO PATENT
Application on 29 Jul 1992