'Mildred Scheel ®' rose Description
Photo courtesy of A Capitol Hill Rose Garden (1915)
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Dark red. Strong fragrance. 26 to 40 petals. Average diameter 4". Large, full (26-40 petals), borne mostly solitary, semi-globular bloom form. Blooms in flushes throughout the season.
Medium, armed with thorns / prickles, upright. Glossy, dark green foliage.
Height of 30" to 6' (75 to 185 cm). Width of 2' to 5' (60 to 150 cm).
USDA zone 6b through 10b. 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) . Can be grown in the ground or in a container (container requires winter protection).