'Rita Applegate' rose Description
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Light yellow Mini-Flora.Registration name: TINritaExhibition name:
Light yellow. Strong fragrance. 26 to 40 petals. Average diameter 2.5". Full (26-40 petals), classic hybrid tea, exhibition bloom form. Blooms in flushes throughout the season.
Height of 31" to 3' (80 to 90 cm).
USDA zone 5b and warmer. 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.