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'Cadenza' rose Description
'Cadenza' rose photo
Photo courtesy of A Capitol Hill Rose Garden (1915)
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Dark red Large-Flowered Climber.
Registration name: Cadenza
Bred by David L. Armstrong (United States, 1967).
Introduced in United States by Armstrong Roses in 1967 as 'Cadenza'.
Climber, Large-Flowered Climber.  
Dark red.  Mild fragrance.  Average diameter 3".  Medium to large, double (17-25 petals), cupped bloom form.  Occasional repeat later in the season.  
Bushy, climbing, well-branched.  Large, semi-glossy, dark green, leathery foliage.  
Height of 10' to 15' (305 to 455 cm).  Width of 6' (185 cm).
USDA zone 5b through 9b.  Can be used for cut flower, pillar or shrub.  Can be grown as a shrub.  can be trained as a climber.  heat tolerant.  suitable for a pillar.  Disease susceptibility: very disease resistant.  Remove spent blooms to encourage re-bloom.  Remove old canes and dead or diseased wood..  Can be grown as a climber in mild climates.  Can be pruned to maintain a shorter habit.  Prune after flowering is finished.  Remove spent blooms only.  
United States - Patent No: PP 2,915   VIEW USPTO PATENT