'Saint-Exupery ®' rose Description
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Mauve or mauve blend Hybrid Tea.
Exhibition name: Saint-Exupery ®
Mauve or purple blend. Flowers mauve tinted silvery. None to mild fragrance. Average diameter 5". Very large, full (26-40 petals), exhibition bloom form. Blooms in flushes throughout the season.
Height of up to 43" (up to 110 cm).
USDA zone 6b and warmer. Can be used for beds and borders, cut flower, exhibition or garden. 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. 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. Remove old canes and dead or diseased wood..
Breeder code name 'DELvor' was reported as the registered name for two different roses in Modern Roses XI.
... Saint Exupéry®