'Asperner Löwe' rose Description
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Yellow blend and cream, ages to white . Mild to strong, sweet, vanilla fragrance. Average diameter 4". Large, very full (41+ petals), borne mostly solitary, in small clusters, quilled bloom form. Prolific, blooms in flushes throughout the season. Large buds.
Armed with thorns / prickles. Medium foliage.
Height of 31" to 47" (80 to 120 cm).
USDA zone 6a and warmer. Can be used for beds and borders, container rose or garden. Can be grown as a shrub. 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.. Can be grown in the ground or in a container (container requires winter protection).
This plant originated from a controlled cross. The two parents were crossed during the summer 2019.
Asperner Löwe = Lion of Aspern is a monument of a lion in Vienna, Austria, created in 1858 by Anton Dominik Fernkorn to commemorate the soldiers which fell in the battle for Aspern (1809) during napoleonic wars.