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'Mothersday' rose Description
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Photo courtesy of Cliff's High Desert Garden Archival Dec, 2011 last updated 101812
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Dark red Polyantha.
Registration name: Mothersday
Exhibition name: Mothersday
Discovered by F.J. Grootendorst (Netherlands, 1949).
Polyantha, Shrub.  
Dark red.  Mild to strong fragrance.  up to 20 petals.  Average diameter 1.25".  Medium, double (17-25 petals), cluster-flowered, in large clusters, globular bloom form.  Blooms in flushes throughout the season.  
Short.  Small, glossy foliage.  
Height of 1' to 28" (30 to 70 cm).  
USDA zone 6b and warmer.  Can be used for beds and borders, container rose, cut flower or garden.  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.  
Muttertag = Mother's Day.
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