'MACrero' rose Description
Photo courtesy of MargoJH
Crimson. Average diameter 4". Medium-large, full (26-40 petals), high-centered bloom form. Blooms in flushes throughout the season.
Tall, upright. Dark green foliage.
USDA zone 7b and warmer. Disease susceptibility: very disease resistant. 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) .
According to the New Zealand Plant Variety Rights (PVR) web page, application for a PVR Grant for this rose was made in 1976 and granted in 1979 (PVR Grant No. 39). The breeder's Reference for this rose is Macrero. The New Zealand Trade Name is 'Bull's Red'.