'Passion' rose Description
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Medium red Grandiflora.
Registration name: Passion
Scarlet - cerise. Moderate fragrance. up to 36 petals. Average diameter 4". Large, full (26-40 petals), in small clusters bloom form. Blooms in flushes throughout the season. Long, pointed buds.
Bushy. Dark green foliage.
USDA zone 7b and warmer. 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. Requires spring freeze protection (see glossary - Spring freeze protection) .
France - Patent No: trademark 28.78 on 1954