'Maria Theresa' rose Description
Photo courtesy of David Elliott
Orange-red to vermilion. None / no fragrance. 40 to 45 petals. Average diameter 4.75". Very large, very full (41+ petals), exhibition, high-centered bloom form. Blooms in flushes throughout the season.
Bushy, dense. Large, matte, dark green foliage.
Height of 4' to 5' (120 to 150 cm). Width of up to 4' (up to 120 cm).
USDA zone 7b and warmer. Can be used for beds and borders, 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) .
Rose Barni describes Coral Fiesta as being coral in the bud and then passing to vermilion in the open flower.