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'Crimson Wave' rose Description
'Imperator' rose photo
Photo courtesy of Henrique Rodrigues Vivián
Availability:
Commercially available
Synonyms:
HMF Ratings:
10 favorite votes.  
ARS:
Medium red Floribunda.
Registration name: MEIperator
Exhibition name: Crimson Wave
Origin:
Bred by Marie-Louise (Louisette) Meilland (1920-1987) (France, 1969).
Introduced in Australia by Roy H. Rumsey Pty. Ltd. in 1973 as 'Imperator'.
Class:
Floribunda.  
Bloom:
Red.  Apple fragrance.  Blooms in flushes throughout the season.  
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.  
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