'Star of the Republic' rose Description
Photo courtesy of Marina's Garden. Crawfordville, FL
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Orange blend Shrub.
Registration name: Star of the Republic
Exhibition name: Star of the Republic
Peach - apricot, buff outer petals. Mild to strong, damask, myrrh fragrance. Medium-large, very full (41+ petals), borne mostly solitary, old-fashioned, quartered bloom form. Spring or summer flush with scattered later bloom.
Tall, spreading, thornless (or almost). Large, semi-glossy, dark green foliage.
Height: 5' to 8' (150 to 245cm).
USDA zone 5b through 9b. Can be used for cut flower, garden, hedge or pillar. Heat tolerant. 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.