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'Loving Memory' rose Description
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Medium red Hybrid Tea.
Registration name: KORgund81
Exhibition name: Loving Memory
Bred by Reimer Kordes (1922-1997) (Germany, 1981).
Introduced in Germany by Rosen-Tantau/Tantau Roses in 1981 as 'Burgund 81'.
Hybrid Tea.  
Crimson - scarlet.  Mild fragrance.  40 petals.  Average diameter 5".  Very large, full (26-40 petals), high-centered bloom form.  Blooms in flushes throughout the season.  
Medium, bushy, upright.  Medium, semi-glossy, medium green foliage.  

Height: 3' to 4'11" (90 to 150cm).  Width: 30" (75cm).
USDA zone 7b and warmer.  Can be used for beds and borders, cut flower, exhibition or garden.  Disease susceptibility: very disease resistant.  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) .  Can be grown in the ground or in a container (container requires winter protection).  
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