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'Dorcas 2005' rose Description
'Tigress ™ (grandiflora, Zary 2005)' rose photo
Photo courtesy of Seil
Availability:
Commercially available
HMF Ratings:
21 favorite votes.  
Average rating: GOOD+.  
ARS:
Mauve or mauve blend Grandiflora.
Registration name: Jacturpl
Exhibition name: Tigress ™ (grandiflora, Zary 2005)
Origin:
Bred by Dr. Keith W. Zary (United States, 2005).
Introduced in United States by Jackson & Perkins (Wholesale) in 2003 as 'Tigress'.
Class:
Grandiflora.  
Bloom:
Purple and white, stripes.  Strong fragrance.  17 to 25 petals.  Average diameter 4".  Large, double (17-25 petals), cluster-flowered, in small clusters bloom form.  Blooms in flushes throughout the season.  
Habit:
Medium, bushy, upright, well-branched.  Large, glossy, dark green foliage.  

Height: up to 47" (up to 120cm).  
Growing:
USDA zone 7b and warmer.  Can be used for beds and borders, garden or landscape.  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) .  
Patents:
United States - Patent No: PP 13,777  on  6 May 2003   VIEW USPTO PATENT
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