'Marchenkonigin' rose Description
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Light pink, ages to blush . Mild fragrance. 25 to 30 petals. Average diameter 5". Large, full (26-40 petals), borne mostly solitary, classic hybrid tea, exhibition, high-centered, spiral centers bloom form. Blooms in flushes throughout the season. Long, pointed buds.
Tall, thornless (or almost), upright. Large, matte, medium green foliage.
Height of 5' to 8' (150 to 245 cm).
USDA zone 6b and warmer. Can be used for cut flower, exhibition or garden. 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.