'Applause' rose Description
Photo courtesy of Jean Marion
Deep pink Hybrid Tea.
Registration name: Applause
Exhibition name: Applause
Deep pink. Mild, spice fragrance. Average diameter 4". Very full (41+ petals), high-centered bloom form. Continuous (perpetual) bloom throughout the season.
Armed with thorns / prickles, bushy, upright, well-branched. Large, leathery foliage.
USDA zone 7b and warmer. Can be used for cut flower or garden. Vigorous. flowers drop off cleanly. heat tolerant. Disease susceptibility: very mildew resistant. 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) .