'Keepsake' rose Description
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Pink blend Hybrid Tea.Registration name: KORmaldaExhibition name:
Pink, light pink blending. [Pink.] Moderate fragrance. 40 petals. Large, full (26-40 petals), classic hybrid tea, exhibition, high-centered, reflexed bloom form. Blooms in flushes throughout the season.
Bushy. Dark green foliage.
Height of 30" to 6' (75 to 185 cm). Width of 2' (60 cm).
USDA zone 7b and warmer. Can be used for 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) .
Germany - Patent No: 987 276
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Nigel Pratt of Tasman Bay Roses says this rose has rose pink flowers of excellent form... it won an award for fragrance and makes a good cut flower...