'Dresden' rose Description
Photo courtesy of Roland
White, near white or white blend Hybrid Tea.
Registration name: Dresden
White, light pink shading. Strong fragrance. 60 petals. Average diameter 4.5". Large, very full (41+ petals), exhibition, high-centered bloom form. Blooms in flushes throughout the season. Ovoid buds.
Upright. Semi-glossy, dark green, leathery foliage.
Height of up to 39" (up to 100 cm).
USDA zone 7b and warmer. Vigorous. Blooms tend to ball in wet weather. 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. Requires spring freeze protection (see glossary - Spring freeze protection) .