'Comtesse de Provence' rose Description
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Pink blend Hybrid Tea.Registration name: MEIbacusExhibition name:
Comtesse de Provence
Hybrid Tea. (Series: Romantica ™)
Pink blend. (Rose orient). Strong, fruity fragrance. 75 to 80 petals. Average diameter 4.75". Very large, very full (41+ petals), borne mostly solitary, in small clusters, old-fashioned bloom form. Blooms in flushes throughout the season.
Tall. Medium green foliage.
Height: 5' to 6' (150 to 185cm).
USDA zone 6b through 9b (default). Can be used for hedge or landscape. Prefers dry climates. Disease susceptibility: very disease resistant. 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.
Named after American movie star Liv Tyler, who is the daughter of Steven Tyler, the lead singer of Aerosmith.
COMTESSE DE PROVENCE was re-released under the name LIV TYLER.