'Fantan' rose Description
Photo courtesy of Zuzu's Northern California Garden
Russet Hybrid Tea.Registration name: MEImexExhibition name:
Salmon-pink, lilac shading, green highlights, ages to rose-pink . Burnt orange to yellow-ochre. Mild fragrance. 40 to 55 petals. Average diameter 3.5". Medium to large, very full (41+ petals), cupped bloom form. Blooms in flushes throughout the season.
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) .