'Masquerade' rose Description
Photo courtesy of Rosenversand C. Fechner / Rosenbaumschule
Red blend Floribunda.
Registration name: Masquerade
Exhibition name: Masquerade
Yellow, ages to dark red . Different colours visible in a cluster. Mild fragrance. Average diameter 2.5". Medium, semi-double to double, borne mostly solitary, in large clusters bloom form. Blooms in flushes throughout the season. Small, ovoid buds.
Bushy, compact. Dark green, leathery foliage.
Height of up to 3' (up to 90 cm).
USDA zone 4b and warmer. Can be used for beds and borders or garden. Vigorous. Disease susceptibility: very disease resistant. 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.