'Mary Lou Heard' rose Description
Photo courtesy of Gabriel
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Crimson and purple. None to mild fragrance. 41 petals. Large, very full (41+ petals), old-fashioned bloom form. Blooms in flushes throughout the season.
Medium, bushy. Semi-glossy, dark green foliage.
Height: up to 4' (up to 120cm).
USDA zone 6b through 9b (default). Can be used for cut flower, garden or landscape. Very vigorous. 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).
...parentage according to: http://www.starroses.com/images/pdfs/page32.pdf 2005
Note - this rose was originally classified as HT but has since been changed to a florabunda.