'Angels Mateu' rose Description
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Apricot or apricot blend Hybrid Tea.
Registration name: Angels Mateu
Coral-pink, salmon-pink shading, golden-yellow shading. Moderate, fruity, raspberry fragrance. 40 petals. Very large, full (26-40 petals), globular bloom form. Blooms in flushes throughout the season. Long, ovoid buds.
Bushy, upright. Glossy, dark green, dense foliage.
USDA zone 6b and warmer. Very 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.
Dedicated to the memory of Maria dels Angels Mateu (1897 Barcelona - March, 20 1923 Campins), daughter of the industrialist Damià Mateu i Bisa, secretary of the Mont de Pietat, member of the General Council of the Pension Fund of Catalonia