'Captain Christy' rose Description
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Light pink Hybrid Tea.
Registration name: Captain Christy
Hybrid Perpetual, Hybrid Tea.
Light pink, pink center. Mild, tea fragrance. 40 petals. Very large, full (26-40 petals), borne mostly solitary, cupped-to-flat bloom form. Blooms in flushes throughout the season.
Dense, thornless (or almost), upright.
Height of 4' (120 cm).
USDA zone 4b through 9b. 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.