'Christian Dior' rose Description
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Medium red Hybrid Tea.Registration name: MEIlieExhibition name:
Red. Mild fragrance. 45 to 50 petals. Blooms in flushes throughout the season.
Height of 3' to 5' (90 to 150 cm). Width of up to 4' (up to 120 cm).
USDA zone 7b through 9b. Disease susceptibility: susceptible to Mildew. 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) .
Christian Ernest Dior was born on January 21, 1905, in Normandy, France.
Arena Rose Co.'s Catalog 2000 says Christian Dior produces large blooms of bright crimson with a lighter reverse...