'Grandessa' rose Description
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Dark red Hybrid Tea, Cl..Registration name: DELsire
Climber, Hybrid Tea, Cl..
Carmine-red. Flowers deep crimson red. None to mild fragrance. Large, full (26-40 petals) bloom form. Blooms in flushes throughout the season.
Climbing. Large foliage.
Height of 8' 2" to 9' 10" (250 to 300 cm). Width of 4' 11" to 8' 2" (150 to 250 cm).
USDA zone 6b through 9b (default). Can be used for cut flower, garden or pillar. Vigorous. Protect tender new spring growth from hard freezes that may cause canker, die-back and death of the plant. . Remove spent blooms to encourage re-bloom. Remove old canes and dead or diseased wood.. Prune lightly until this rose gets established (about two years), then prune it back by about a third.. Remove unproductive wood every third year or so.
Delbard website says 'Messire Delbard' was bred 1976, not 1986.