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Florists Rose, Hybrid Tea. Romantica ™.
Deep pink. Strong, old rose fragrance. 26 to 40 petals. Average diameter 4.5". Large, full (26-40 petals), borne mostly solitary, cupped bloom form. Blooms in flushes throughout the season.
Medium, bushy. Semi-glossy, dark green foliage.
Height of 39" to 6' (100 to 185 cm). Width of 3' (90 cm).
USDA zone 7b and warmer. Can be used for cut flower or garden. Vigorous. shade tolerant. Disease susceptibility: very disease resistant. 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) . Can be grown in the ground or in a container (container requires winter protection).
United States - Patent No: PP 11,660 on 28 Nov 2000 VIEW USPTO PATENT
Application on 28 Jan 1999
Author Peter Mayle has written several wonderful books about Provence.