'Forty-niner' rose Description
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Red blend Hybrid Tea.
Registration name: Forty-niner
Exhibition name: Forty-niner
Rose-red, yellow reverse. Mild fragrance. Average diameter 3.75". Medium-large, full (26-40 petals) bloom form. Blooms in flushes throughout the season.
Compact, upright. Glossy, dark green, leathery foliage.
USDA zone 6b and warmer. Vigorous. 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.