'Sweet Fragrance' rose Description
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Apricot or apricot blend Grandiflora.
Apricot or apricot blend. Blend of orange, coral and yellow aging to salmon pink. Strong, sweet fragrance. Average diameter 3.5". Medium-large, full (26-40 petals), cluster-flowered, in small clusters, classic hybrid tea bloom form. Prolific, blooms in flushes throughout the season.
Height of 2' to 4' (60 to 120 cm).
USDA zone 5b through 9b. Can be used for beds and borders, container rose, cut flower, garden, hedge or landscape. 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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