'Orient Express' rose Description
Photo courtesy of Dzejna's garden
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Yellow blend, pink edges. [Salmon-pink, golden-yellow .] Moderate, myrrh fragrance. 40 to 50 petals. Average diameter 5.5". Very large, very full (41+ petals), borne mostly solitary, exhibition bloom form. Blooms in flushes throughout the season.
Medium, upright. Medium, glossy, dark green foliage.
Height of 4' to 6' (120 to 185 cm).
USDA zone 7b and warmer. Can be used for cut flower, exhibition or garden. Disease susceptibility: very disease resistant. 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. Requires spring freeze protection (see glossary - Spring freeze protection) . Can be grown in the ground or in a container (container requires winter protection).
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