'The 777 Rose' Description
Photo courtesy of Beth's Northern CA Rose Garden
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Exhibition name: The 777 Rose
Crimson to royal purple, with bright golden eye. Strong, citrus fragrance. Large, double (17-25 petals), cluster-flowered, in small clusters, cupped bloom form. Blooms in flushes throughout the season.
Tall, thornless (or almost), upright. Dark green foliage.
Height of 4' to 6' (120 to 185 cm).
USDA zone 6b through 9b (default). Can be used for cut flower or garden. 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.
'The 777 Rose' was named after the Boeing 777 airplane.
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