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'Schwarze Madonna ™' rose Description
'Schwarze Madonna ™' rose photo
Photo courtesy of Kang Mei's Rose Garden
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Commercially available
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Average rating: EXCELLENT-.  
ARS:
Dark red Hybrid Tea.
Registration name: KORschwama
Exhibition name: Schwarze Madonna ™
Origin:
Bred by W. Kordes & Sons (Germany, 1992).
Class:
Hybrid Tea.  
Bloom:
Dark red.  Velvety black-red.  None to mild fragrance.  Average diameter 4.25".  Large, full (26-40 petals), borne mostly solitary bloom form.  Blooms in flushes throughout the season.  
Habit:
Medium, bushy, upright, well-branched.  Glossy, dark green foliage.  
Height of up to 32" (up to 80 cm).  
Growing:
USDA zone 6b through 9b (default).  Can be used for beds and borders, cut flower, exhibition, garden, hedge, landscape, shrub or specimen.  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.  Requires spring freeze protection (see glossary - Spring freeze protection) .  
Patents:
Australia - Application No: 1994/094  on  1994   VIEW PBR PATENT
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