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'Painted Desert' rose Description
'Painted Desert' rose photo
Photo courtesy of Moyesii's garden
Synonyms:
HMF Ratings:
12 favorite votes.  
ARS:
Orange or orange-red Grandiflora.
Registration name: MACchopsu
Exhibition name: Painted Desert
Origin:
Bred by Samuel Darragh (1932-2019) McGredy IV (1985).
Introduced in New Zealand by McGredy Roses International (New Zealand) in 1997 as 'Painted Desert'.
Class:
Grandiflora.  
Bloom:
Orange or orange-red.  Mild fragrance.  25 petals.  Average diameter 4".  Large, double (17-25 petals), cluster-flowered, in small clusters bloom form.  Blooms in flushes throughout the season.  
Habit:
Medium, bushy, upright.  Large, medium green foliage.  
Height of 43" (110 cm).  
Growing:
USDA zone 7b and warmer.  Can be used for beds and borders, 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.  Requires spring freeze protection (see glossary - Spring freeze protection) .  
Breeder's notes:
Painted Desert - Macchopsu. Nicknamed Chop Suey.
Patents:
United States - Patent No: PP 10,697  on  24 Nov 1998   VIEW USPTO PATENT
Application No: 08/742,142  on  31 Oct 1996

A hybrid tea rose variety producing red flowers.



Inventors:
McGredy; Sam (Auckland, NZ)
Assignee:

DeVor Nurseries, Inc.
(Watsonville,
CA)


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