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'Superb' rose Description
'Superba (polyantha, De Ruiter, 1927)' rose photo
Photo courtesy of jedmar
Synonyms:
HMF Ratings:
14 favorite votes.  
ARS:
Dark red Polyantha.
Exhibition name: Superba
Origin:
Bred by Gerrit De Ruiter (Netherlands, before 1927).
Introduced in France by Grandes Roseraies du Val de la Loire in 1927 as 'Superba'.
Introduced in United Kingdom by Wm. Cutbush & Son in 1927 as 'Superb'.
Class:
Polyantha.  
Bloom:
Scarlet - crimson.  Large, double (17-25 petals), in large clusters bloom form.  Continuous (perpetual) bloom throughout the season.  
Habit:
Short.  
Growing:
USDA zone 6b and warmer.  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.  
Ploidy:
Diploid
Parentage:
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