'Dolores Marie' rose Description
Photo courtesy of Anne B. Rowe
Mauve or mauve blend Mini-Flora.Registration name: TUCkmarieExhibition name:
Mauve or purple blend. Strong fragrance. Average diameter 3". Medium, very full (41+ petals), borne mostly solitary, exhibition, high-centered, old-fashioned bloom form. Blooms in flushes throughout the season.
Medium, upright. Medium, matte, medium green foliage.
Height of up to 18" (up to 45 cm).
USDA zone 6b and warmer. Can be used for beds and borders, container rose, cut flower, exhibition or garden. Remove spent blooms to encourage re-bloom. 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.
Jerry Justice said 'Dolores Marie' is as fragrant as 'Scentsational' with an extra row of petals.