'Precious Dream' rose Description
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Pink blend Hybrid Bracteata.Registration name: MORtimeExhibition name:
Pink blend. Moderate fragrance. 26 to 40 petals. Average diameter 2.5". Medium, full (26-40 petals), in small clusters, old-fashioned bloom form. Spring or summer flush with scattered later bloom.
Medium, bushy, thornless (or almost). Medium, semi-glossy, medium green foliage.
Height: 2' to 3' (60 to 90cm).
USDA zone 6b through 9b (default). Can be used for beds and borders, container rose, cut flower, garden, shrub or specimen. Disease susceptibility: very disease resistant. 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.
Patent status unknown (to HelpMeFind).
This rose is one from Ralph Moore's Crown Jewel Series bred from R. bracteata and registered as a Hybrid Bracteata.