'Waiheke' rose Description
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Orange-pink Grandiflora.Registration name: MACwaiheExhibition name:
Orange-pink, ages to lighter . Coral pink with lighter reverse. Mild, rose, spice fragrance. 30 petals. Average diameter 2". In small clusters, high-centered bloom form. Blooms in flushes throughout the season. Long, pointed buds.
Bushy, upright. Medium, glossy, dark green foliage.
USDA zone 7b and warmer. Heat tolerant. 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) .