'Dark Dragon' rose Description
Photo courtesy of Henrique Rodrigues Vivián
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Purple, mauve streaks, white flecks. Strong fragrance. 40 petals. Blooms in flushes throughout the season.
Thornless (or almost).
Height: up to 30" (up to 75cm). Width: up to 22" (up to 55cm).
USDA zone 6b through 11. Disease susceptibility: susceptible to blackspot . 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) . Can be grown in the ground or in a container (container requires winter protection).
Canada - Application No: 92-121 on 27 Oct 1992
Application abandoned on November 30, 1998.
Breeder: Jack E. Christensen, Ontario, United States of America