'Crimson Glory' rose Description
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Dark red Hybrid Tea.
Registration name: Crimson Glory (hybrid tea, Kordes, 1935)
Exhibition name: Crimson Glory
Crimson, purple shading. Strong, clove, damask, rose fragrance. 22 to 30 petals. Average diameter 5". Very large, very double, borne mostly solitary, cupped bloom form. Blooms in flushes throughout the season. Long, pointed buds.
Bushy, spreading. Leathery foliage.
Height: 30" to 6'7" (75 to 200cm). Width: 2' to 30" (60 to 75cm).
USDA zone 4b through 9b. Can be used for beds and borders or cut flower. Vigorous. Disease susceptibility: susceptible to Mildew. 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.