'Shi-un' rose Description
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Mauve or mauve blend Hybrid Tea.
Registration name: Shi-un
Mauve or purple blend. Strong fragrance. 33 petals. Average diameter 4". Large, double (17-25 petals), high-centered bloom form. Blooms in flushes throughout the season.
Height of up to 47" (up to 120 cm).
USDA zone 7b and warmer. Can be used for cut flower. 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. Requires spring freeze protection (see glossary - Spring freeze protection) .