'First Edition' rose Description
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Orange blend, orange-pink Floribunda.Registration name: DELteb
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Orange-pink. [Orange blend.] Flowers luminous coral, shaded orange. None to mild, tea fragrance. Average diameter 2.25". Medium to large, cluster-flowered, exhibition bloom form. Prolific, blooms in flushes throughout the season. Pointed, ovoid buds.
Upright. Glossy, light green foliage.
USDA zone 6b and warmer. Can be used for beds and borders, container rose, cut flower, exhibition or garden. Protect tender new spring growth from hard freezes that may cause canker, die-back and death of the plant. . Remove spent blooms to encourage re-bloom. 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. Remove old canes and dead or diseased wood.. Requires spring freeze protection (see glossary - Spring freeze protection) .