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Cream. Strong fragrance. Average diameter 3.5". Large, full (26-40 petals), cluster-flowered, in small clusters, cupped bloom form. Blooms in flushes throughout the season. Ovoid buds.
Bushy. Large, semi-glossy, dark green foliage.
USDA zone 7b and warmer. Can be used for beds and borders, cut flower or garden. Does not do well in warmer climates. 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) .
Australia - Application No: 1990/128 on 12 Dec 1990 VIEW PBR PATENT
Synonym: MACbucpal. Applicant: Sam McGredy Roses International.
New Zealand - Patent No: 514 on 26 Jul 1990
Application No: ROS286 on 1 Jun 1988
Trade Name: Auckland Metro.
Auckland Metro was removed from the Auckland Regional Botanic Gardens (ARBG) Display Trial because its trial period expired.