'Matangi ®' rose Description
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Red blend Floribunda.Registration name: MACmanExhibition name:
Orange-red, white edges, white reverse. Orange-red, silver eye & reverse. Mild fragrance. 23 to 30 petals. Average diameter 3.5". Large, flat bloom form. Blooms in flushes throughout the season. Ovoid buds.
Armed with thorns / prickles, bushy. Small, glossy, dark green foliage.
Height: 30" to 47" (75 to 120cm). Width: up to 2' (up to 60cm).
USDA zone 6b and warmer. Can be used for cut flower or garden. Flowers drop off cleanly. Disease susceptibility: very disease resistant. 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.
Matangi - Macman. Nicknamed Manuel
Patent status unknown (to HelpMeFind).
The first rose to be granted in New Zealand.
According to the New Zealand Plant Variety Rights (PVR) web page, application for a PVR Grant for this rose was made August 8, 1975 and granted November 5, 1976 (PVR Grant No. 1).