'Escapade ®' rose Description
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Mauve or mauve blend Floribunda.Registration name: HARpadeExhibition name:
Mauve - pink, cream center. Strong, musk fragrance. 12 petals. Average diameter 3". Semi-double (9-16 petals) bloom form. Blooms in flushes throughout the season.
Height: 32" to 4' (80 to 120cm). Width: 28" to 42" (70 to 105cm).
USDA zone 5b through 10b. Disease susceptibility: very disease resistant, 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.
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In September 1998, the Montreal Botanical Garden (Le Jardin Botanique de Montreal) carried out a survey of its roses' resistance to black spot, powdery mildew and rust. This is one of the outstanding varieties which showed a 0% to 5% infection rate. The data were taken on well-established roses.