'Christopher Marlowe' rose Description
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Orange or orange-red Shrub.Registration name: AUSjumpExhibition name:
Shrub. English Rose Collection.
Orange or orange-red. Moderate fragrance. 41 petals. Average diameter 3". Large, very full (41+ petals), in small clusters bloom form. Blooms in flushes throughout the season.
Short, bushy, well-branched. Medium, semi-glossy, dark green foliage.
Height of up to 35" (up to 90 cm).
USDA zone 5b through 9b. Can be used for beds and borders, cut flower, garden, landscape or shrub. 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.
Registered with the American Rose Society February, 2005.
Some differences of opinion about parentage. Refer references