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'Tamango ®' rose Description
'Tamango ® (floribunda, Meilland, 1965)' rose photo
Photo courtesy of David Elliott
Availability:
Commercially available
Synonyms:
HMF Ratings:
16 favorite votes.  
ARS:
Dark red Floribunda.
Registration name: MEIdanu
Exhibition name: Tamango ®
Origin:
Bred by Marie-Louise (Louisette) Meilland (1920-1987) (France, before 1965).
Introduced in United Kingdom by Wheatcroft in 1967 as 'Tamango'.
Introduced by Unknown (Australia) in 1968 as 'Tamango'.
Class:
Floribunda.  
Bloom:
Rose-red, crimson shading.  None to mild fragrance.  35 petals.  Large, cluster-flowered, in large clusters, cupped bloom form.  Prolific, blooms in flushes throughout the season.  
Habit:
Medium, well-branched.  Medium green foliage.  
Growing:
USDA zone 6b and warmer.  Can be used for beds and borders, cut flower or garden.  Vigorous.  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.  
Patents:
United States - Patent No: PP 2,857   VIEW USPTO PATENT
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