'Cocktail ®' rose Description
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Red blend Shrub.Registration name: MEImickExhibition name:
Geranium-red, carmine-red shading, light yellow center, ages to red . Mild, spice fragrance. 5 petals. Average diameter 2.25". Small to medium, single (4-8 petals) bloom form. Blooms in flushes throughout the season.
Armed with thorns / prickles, climbing. Glossy, leathery foliage.
Height: 6' to 8' (185 to 245cm). Width: 3' to 4' (90 to 120cm).
USDA zone 4b and warmer. Can be used for garden. Can be grown as a shrub. can be trained as a climber. 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.
Louisette Meilland was stated as the breeder at the 1956 Rose trials in Rome