'Lilli Marleen' rose Description
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Red. Crimson. None to mild fragrance. 25 petals. Average diameter 2.75". Medium to large, double (17-25 petals), in large clusters, flat bloom form. Blooms in flushes throughout the season.
Height: 20" to 30" (50 to 75cm). Width: 2' (60cm).
USDA zone 5b and warmer. Can be used for beds and borders. Disease susceptibility: susceptible to blackspot , 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.