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'Magenta' rose Description
'Magenta (floribunda, Kordes 1954)' rose photo
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Mauve or mauve blend Floribunda.
Registration name: Magenta
Bred by Reimer Kordes (1922-1997) (Germany, 1954).
Introduced in Australia by Hazlewood Bros. Pty. Ltd. in 1956 as 'Magenta'.
Floribunda, Hybrid Tea.  
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 of 5' to 6' (150 to 185 cm).  Width of 4' (120 cm).
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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