'Banzai' rose Description
Photo courtesy of James Delahanty
Red blend Hybrid Tea.
Registration name: Banzai
Exhibition name: Banzai
Red blend. Mild fragrance. Blooms in flushes throughout the season.
USDA zone 7b 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. Requires spring freeze protection (see glossary - Spring freeze protection) .
Meilland used the name 'Banzai' and the code MEIlimona) for two roses; this one, and a Hybrid Tea from 1976 which we list as 'Banzai (1976)'.