'Joséphine Baker' rose Description
Photo courtesy of Michel
Dark red. Mild fragrance. 25 to 30 petals. Average diameter 5.5". Double (17-25 petals) bloom form. Blooms in flushes throughout the season.
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) .