'Royal Red' rose Description
Photo courtesy of A Capitol Hill Rose Garden (1915)
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Dark red Hybrid Tea.Registration name: MEIkarouz
Hybrid Tea, Shrub. Romantica ™.
Red. Strong, anise, raspberry, strawberry, sweet fragrance. 75 to 100 petals. Large, very full (41+ petals), old-fashioned, quartered bloom form. Blooms in flushes throughout the season.
Large, semi-glossy, medium green foliage.
Height of 4' to 5' (120 to 150 cm).
USDA zone 6b and warmer. Heat tolerant. 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.
United States - Patent No: PP 14,039 on 29 Jul 2003 VIEW USPTO PATENT
Application No: 09/933,175 on 21 Aug 2001
Well suited for hedge or landscape.
Enrico Caruso was born in Naples, Italy, 25 February 1873, the eighteenth of twenty-one children and the first to live past infancy. Caruso gave his last public performance in New York City on 24 December 1920. He died 2 August 1921.
Source: L'Haÿ-les-roses Label