'Octoberfest ™' rose Description
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Orange blend Grandiflora.Registration name: MAClanterExhibition name:
Orange blend, yellow reverse, ages to lighter . Moderate, fruity fragrance. 25 petals. Average diameter 4.75". Large, double (17-25 petals), cluster-flowered, in small clusters, high-centered bloom form. Blooms in flushes throughout the season.
Tall, narrow, upright. Large, glossy, dark green foliage.
Height of 47" to 6' (120 to 185 cm).
USDA zone 7b and warmer. Can be used for cut flower 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. Requires spring freeze protection (see glossary - Spring freeze protection) .
New Zealand - Patent No: 1360 on 20 May 1998
Application No: ROS570 on 16 May 1996
Trade Name: Lantern.