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'Duftfestival' rose Description
'Botero ®' rose photo
Photo courtesy of massy
Availability:
Commercially available
HMF Ratings:
65 favorite votes.  
Average rating: EXCELLENT-.  
ARS:
Medium red Hybrid Tea.
Registration name: Henri Dunant
Exhibition name: Botero ®
Origin:
Bred by Meilland International (France). Bred by Alain Meilland (1940-....) (France, 1999).
Class:
Hybrid Tea.  
Bloom:
Red.  Strong, old rose fragrance.  92 to 109 petals.  Large, borne mostly solitary bloom form.  Spring or summer flush with scattered later bloom.  
Habit:
Medium.  Large, dark green foliage.  
Height of 39" to 47" (100 to 120 cm).  
Growing:
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) .  
Patents:
Australia - Application No: 2003/107  on  2003   VIEW PBR PATENT
Notes:
Source: L'Haÿ-les-roses Label
Botero was registered as Henri Dunant (founder of the Red Cross) in Switzerland (2003).

[Excellent cut flower.]