'Lilli Marleen' rose Description
Photo courtesy of Cliff's High Desert Garden Archival Dec, 2011 last updated 101812
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Red. Crimson. None to mild fragrance. 25 petals. Average diameter 2.75". Medium, double (17-25 petals), in large clusters, flat bloom form. Blooms in flushes throughout the season.
Height of 20" to 30" (50 to 75 cm). Width of 2' (60 cm).
USDA zone 5b and warmer. Can be used for beds and borders. Disease susceptibility: susceptible to blackspot , susceptible to Mildew. 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.