'France Libre ®' rose Description
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Orange blend Hybrid Tea.Registration name: DELjaunorExhibition name:
France Libre ®
Hybrid Tea. (Series: Couture Collection)
Orange-red, copper shading, golden-yellow reverse. None to mild fragrance. Large, full (26-40 petals), cluster-flowered, classic hybrid tea, high-centered bloom form. Blooms in flushes throughout the season.
Bushy, upright. Glossy, dark green foliage.
Height: 4' (120cm). Width: 3' (90cm).
USDA zone 6b through 9b (default). Can be used for beds and borders, cut flower, garden or hedge. Hardy. Disease susceptibility: disease resistant. 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..
Patent status unknown (to HelpMeFind).
Participated in the 1990 Monza Competition. (Source: Website Roseto Niso Fumagalli.)
Rosenvertrieb Kalbus describes the color of this rose as copper-orange on a yellow ground...