'Fire King' rose Description
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Orange or orange-red Floribunda.Registration name: MEIkansExhibition name:
Scarlet. Moderate, musk fragrance. 48 petals. Average diameter 2.25". Medium, very full (41+ petals), cluster-flowered, in small clusters, high-centered bloom form. Blooms in flushes throughout the season.
Bushy, upright. Dark green, leathery foliage.
USDA zone 6b and warmer. Can be used for beds and borders, cut flower or garden. 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.