'Rose d'Amour' rose Description
Photo courtesy of Margaret MacLean
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Orange blend, salmon-orange shading. Mild, fruity, spice fragrance. 20 petals. Large, double (17-25 petals) bloom form. Blooms in flushes throughout the season.
Medium, armed with thorns / prickles, bushy.
Height of up to 3' (up to 90 cm). Width of up to 22" (up to 55 cm).
USDA zone 7b and warmer. 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).
Australia - Application No: 1990/034 on 19 Feb 1990 VIEW PBR PATENT
Applicant: James Cocker & Sons.
New Zealand - Patent No: 389 on 3 Nov 1987
See Comments for clarification on parentage.