'Top Meillandina ®' rose Description
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Vermilion, red reverse. None / no fragrance. 40 to 45 petals. Average diameter 1.5". Large, very full (41+ petals), cluster-flowered, in large clusters bloom form. Blooms in flushes throughout the season.
Medium, armed with thorns / prickles, bushy. Medium, semi-glossy, medium green foliage.
Height of 10" to 2' (25 to 60 cm).
USDA zone 5b and warmer. Can be used for beds and borders, container rose, cut flower or garden. Heat tolerant. Disease susceptibility: susceptible to blackspot , susceptible to Mildew. 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. Requires spring freeze protection (see glossary - Spring freeze protection) . Can be grown in the ground or in a container (container requires winter protection).