'Comtesse de Provence' rose Description
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Pink blend Hybrid Tea.Registration name: MEIbacusExhibition name:
Comtesse de Provence
Pink blend. (Rose orient). Strong, fruity fragrance. 75 to 80 petals. Average diameter 4.75". Very large, very full (41+ petals), borne mostly solitary, in small clusters, old-fashioned bloom form. Blooms in flushes throughout the season.
Tall. Medium green foliage.
Height of 5' to 6' (150 to 185 cm).
USDA zone 6b through 9b (default). Can be used for hedge or landscape. Prefers dry climates. Disease susceptibility: very disease resistant. 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.
Named after American movie star Liv Tyler, who is the daughter of Steven Tyler, the lead singer of Aerosmith.
COMTESSE DE PROVENCE was re-released under the name LIV TYLER.