'Musketeer' rose Description
Photo courtesy of Cliff's High Desert Garden Archival Dec, 2011 last updated 101812
Orange-red, yellow reverse. Strong fragrance. 26 to 40 petals. Average diameter 4.75". Large, full (26-40 petals), borne mostly solitary, cluster-flowered, in large clusters bloom form. Blooms in flushes throughout the season.
Medium, arching, climbing, upright. Large, semi-glossy, dark green foliage.
Height of 5' to 8' (150 to 245 cm).
USDA zone 6b through 9b (default). Can be used for cut flower, garden or pillar. 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.