'Sylvia' rose Description
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Salmon-pink. Moderate fragrance. 42 petals. Average diameter 4.5". Large, double (17-25 petals), high-centered bloom form. Blooms in flushes throughout the season. Long buds.
Medium, bushy, upright.
Height of 4' to 6' (120 to 185 cm). Width of 3' (90 cm).
USDA zone 7b and warmer. Can be used for beds and borders, cut flower or garden. Vigorous. 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) .