'Perception ®' rose Description
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Pink blend, pink edges, white reverse. Strong, sweet fragrance. 26 to 40 petals. Average diameter 5". Large, high-centered bloom form. Blooms in flushes throughout the season.
Height of 47" to 7' (120 to 215 cm). Width of 32" (80 cm).
USDA zone 7b and warmer. 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) .
In the UK, this rose is known as 'Perception' and honors the Royal National Institute for the Blind. In America, this rose is named for a popular country music star, LeAnn Rimes.