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'Director Rubió' rose Description
'Director Rubió' rose photo
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Red blend Hybrid Tea.
Registration name: Director Rubió
Bred by Pedro (Pere) Dot (Spain, 1927).
Introduced in Australia by Hazlewood Bros. Pty. Ltd. in 1929 as 'Director Rubió'.
Introduced in United States by Conard-Pyle (Star Roses) in 1930 as 'Director Rubió'.
Hybrid Tea, Pernetiana.  
Fuchsia / magenta - red.  Moderate fragrance.  Average diameter 7.5".  Very large, semi-double (9-16 petals), borne mostly solitary bloom form.  Blooms in flushes throughout the season.  
Short, bushy.  Glossy, dark green, dense foliage.  
USDA zone 6b and warmer.  Can be used for beds and borders or garden.  Vigorous.  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.  
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