'Marlena ®' rose Description
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Medium red Floribunda.
Registration name: Marlena ® (floribunda, Kordes, 1964)
Exhibition name: Marlena ®
Crimson - scarlet. None / no fragrance. 18 petals. Average diameter 3". Medium, semi-double (9-16 petals), in small clusters, flat bloom form. Prolific, blooms in flushes throughout the season. Small buds.
Short, bushy, compact.
Height: 31" to 39" (80 to 100cm). Width: 18" (45cm).
USDA zone 6b through 9b (default). Can be used for beds and borders, container rose or garden. 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.