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'Grand Duchess Victoria Melita' rose Description
'Grossherzogin Victoria Melita' rose photo
Photo courtesy of AmiRoses
HMF Ratings:
20 favorite votes.  
ARS:
White, near white or white blend Hybrid Tea.
Origin:
Bred by Peter Lambert (Germany, 1897).
Introduced in Australia by C. H. Halstead in 1904 as 'Grand Duchess Victoria Melita'.
Class:
Hybrid Tea.  
Bloom:
White or white blend, yellow center.  Strong fragrance.  Large, full (26-40 petals), borne mostly solitary, in small clusters bloom form.  Blooms in flushes throughout the season.  
Habit:
Bushy, upright, well-branched.  Large foliage.  
Growing:
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) .  
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