'MEIbriacus' rose Description
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Mauve or mauve blend Hybrid Tea.
Mauve or purple blend. Strong fragrance. up to 75 petals. Average diameter 5.25". Very large, very full (41+ petals), borne mostly solitary, high-centered bloom form. Blooms in flushes throughout the season.
Semi-glossy, dark green, dense foliage.
Height of 28" to 35" (70 to 90 cm).
USDA zone 6b through 9b (default). Can be used for cut flower or garden. Protect tender new spring growth from hard freezes that may cause canker, die-back and death of the plant. . 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. Remove old canes and dead or diseased wood.. Requires spring freeze protection (see glossary - Spring freeze protection) .