'Nancy Steen' rose Description
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Pink blend Floribunda.
Registration name: Nancy Steen
Blush, cream center. Pink. Hints of salmon. Moderate fragrance. 30 petals. Average diameter 3.5". Medium to large, full (26-40 petals), cluster-flowered, in small clusters, flat, rosette bloom form. Prolific, blooms in flushes throughout the season.
Glossy, bronze-green, leathery foliage.
Height: 30" to 5' (75 to 150cm). Width: 2' (60cm).
USDA zone 6b and warmer. Can be used for cut flower or garden. 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.
New Zealand - Patent No: 33 on 15 Jun 1979
Application on 13 Jun 1976
The breeder's Reference for this rose is 72/407/608. The New Zealand Trade Name is 'Nancy Steen'. This PVR Grant was surrendered June 15, 1981.
The Peter Beales Collection of Classic Roses 2000-2001 describes the color of the blooms of this rose as blush pink with salmon overtones...