Best Cut® 'President Roosevelt'
Origin.: (Warnaar, 1905)
Bloom peri.: Late Midseason
Bloom week: 5 & 6
Flower form: Double
USDA zone: 2 to 8
Item number: 2759
Full double; large flower, opens red, color fades with age imparting a frosted appearance. Well-formed petals of good substance and pleasing fragrance. Satisfying plant habit, vigorous, dependable, grows a spreading, tall bush. Medium green foliage remains healthy for most of the growing season. Long stems sag, especially with rain in the opened flower, must have support for flowering in the viewed landscape. Great choice for the cut flower garden.
Awards, Best Use & Distinctions
Best Cut®; Heirloom; Fragrant; general garden and landscape use; cut flower garden; cutter.