'Sweet Kathleen' rose Description
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Golden-yellow. Strong, anise, apricot or peach, citrus, clove, myrrh, violets fragrance. 41 to 100 petals. Average diameter 4". Large, very full (41+ petals), borne mostly solitary, cluster-flowered, in small clusters, cupped, old-fashioned, quartered bloom form. Blooms in flushes throughout the season.
Medium, upright, well-branched. Large, glossy, dark green foliage.
Height of 47" to 4¼' (120 to 130 cm).
USDA zone 6b through 9b (default). Can be used for cut flower, garden, landscape or shrub. 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.
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Application No: 10/969,750 on 19 Oct 2004