'Sweet San Carlos' rose Description
Photo courtesy of Beth's Northern CA Rose Garden
Mauve or mauve blend Floribunda.
Registration name: Sweet San Carlos
Exhibition name: Sweet San Carlos
Mauve or purple blend. Strong fragrance. Average diameter 3.5". Small, semi-double (9-16 petals), cluster-flowered, in small clusters bloom form. Blooms in flushes throughout the season.
Medium, compact. Small, glossy, dark green foliage.
Height of up to 42" (up to 105 cm).
USDA zone 6b through 9b (default). Can be used for beds and borders 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.