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'Papageno ®' rose Description
'Papageno ®' rose photo
Photo courtesy of Amy's Idaho Rose Garden
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HMF Ratings:
22 favorite votes.  
Average rating: EXCELLENT-.  
Red blend Hybrid Tea.
Registration name: MACgoofy
Exhibition name: Papageno ®
Bred by Samuel Darragh McGredy IV (1982).
Introduced in New Zealand by McGredy Roses International (New Zealand) as 'Papageno'.
Introduced in Germany by Rosen-Union e.G. in 1989 as 'Papageno'.
Hybrid Tea.  
Rose-red, cream or off-white streaks, stripes, flecks.  Mild fragrance.  Large, double (17-25 petals) bloom form.  Blooms in flushes throughout the season.  
Tall, bushy, upright.  Large, matte foliage.  
Height of up to 4' (up to 120 cm).  
USDA zone 7b and warmer.  Can be used for cut flower or garden.  Vigorous.  a good subject for pegging.  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) .  
Breeder's notes:
Papageno - Macgoofy. Nicknamed Goofy.
Named for the birdcatcher in Mozart's opera The Magic Flute.
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