'Duftfestival' rose Description
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Red. Strong, old rose fragrance. 92 to 109 petals. Large, borne mostly solitary bloom form. Spring or summer flush with scattered later bloom.
Medium. Large, dark green foliage.
Height of 39" to 47" (100 to 120 cm).
USDA zone 6b through 9b (default). Can be used for cut flower or garden. 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) .
Source: L'Haÿ-les-roses Label
Botero was registered as Henri Dunant (founder of the Red Cross) in Switzerland (2003).
[Excellent cut flower.]