'Seiryu' rose Description
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Mauve or mauve blend Hybrid Tea.
Registration name: Seiryu
Exhibition name: Seiryu
Mauve or purple blend. None to mild fragrance. 17 to 25 petals. Average diameter 4.75". Large, double (17-25 petals), borne mostly solitary bloom form. Blooms in flushes throughout the season.
Tall, upright. Medium, matte, light green foliage.
Height of up to 5¼' (up to 160 cm).
USDA zone 6b through 9b (default). Can be used for cut flower or garden. 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.