'Magenta' rose Description
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Mauve or mauve blend Floribunda.
Registration name: Magenta (floribunda, Kordes 1954)
Mauve. Strong fragrance. Large, double (17-25 petals), in large clusters bloom form. Blooms in flushes throughout the season. Ovoid buds.
Bushy, upright. Dark green, leathery foliage.
Height: 5' to 6' (150 to 185cm). Width: 4' (120cm).
USDA zone 6b and warmer. 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.
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