'Princesse de Monaco ®' rose Description
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White, near white or white blend Hybrid Tea.Registration name: MEImagarmicExhibition name:
Princesse de Monaco ®
Cream, pink edges. Mild, fruity fragrance. 35 to 45 petals. Average diameter 4". Large, full (26-40 petals), borne mostly solitary, cupped bloom form. Blooms in flushes throughout the season. Large, wide oval buds.
Short, bushy, upright. Large, glossy, dark green foliage.
Height: 28" to 3' (70 to 90cm).
USDA zone 7b and warmer. Can be used for cut flower or garden. Disease susceptibility: very disease 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) .
United States - Patent No: PP 5,067 on 12 Jul 1983 VIEW USPTO PATENT
Application No: 06/324,255 on 23 Nov 1981
In September 1998, the Montreal Botanical Garden (Le Jardin Botanique de Montreal) carried out a survey of its roses' resistance to black spot, powdery mildew and rust. This is one of the outstanding varieties which showed a 0% to 5% infection rate. The data were taken on well-established roses.