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Hardiness: USDA Zone 5a: to -28.8 °C (-20 °F) USDA Zone 5b: to -26.1 °C (-15 °F) USDA Zone 6a: to -23.3 °C (-10 °F) USDA Zone 6b: to -20.5 °C (-5 °F) USDA Zone 7a: to -17.7 °C (0 °F) USDA Zone 7b: to -14.9 °C (5 °F) USDA Zone 8a: to -12.2 °C (10 °F) USDA Zone 8b: to -9.4 °C (15 °F) USDA Zone 9a: to -6.6 °C (20 °F) USDA Zone 9b: to -3.8 °C (25 °F)
Bloom Color: Dark red (dr)
Bloom Shape: Double Tea shaped
Flower Fragrance: Very Fragrant
Bloom Time: Late Spring/Early Summer Blooms repeatedly
Patent Information: Patented
Other Details: Stems are moderately thorny
Pruning Instructions: Blooms on new wood; prune early to promote new growth
Propagation Methods: From herbaceous stem cuttings From woody stem cuttings From softwood cuttings From semi-hardwood cuttings From hardwood cuttings By grafting By budding By simple layering By air layering By tip layering
On Jun 13, 2008, goofybulb from El Paso, TX (Zone 8a) wrote:
If you just get past the nematode-infested soil and keep your roses in pots, and if you take good care against black spot (the humidity here is favoring this disease), you can successfully grow this beautiful rose. I have to mention: this two caveats are valid for all the roses I have and I've tried to grow while in Miami.
Mirandi has beautiful, big double red-velvety flowers, also fragrant (here the scent is better in the evening).
My problems with this particular rose, and the reason for making a neutral: sometimes it tended to get a bit leggy, and I've experienced some blind shots, but maybe it's been my lack of knowledge for growing roses.
On Apr 24, 2007, windbalm from Philipsburg, PA (Zone 5b) wrote:
Last summer (2006) was the first year for this rose in my garden. Gorgeous, deep scarlet, velvety blooms, intense fragrance, nice growth from bare root, made it through the winter well with mounding over crown and an overturned bucket for protection. Japanese beetles didn't bother it as much as some others.
On Jun 16, 2004, Paulwhwest from Irving (Dallas area), TX (Zone 8a) wrote:
Bred and introduced in the United States. Blooms have a Strong, Damask fragrance.
Pollen: Charlotte Armstrong
This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:
Clayhatchee, Alabama Miami, Florida Kenner, Louisiana Ocean Grove, Massachusetts Decatur, Mississippi White Horse, New Jersey Hornell, New York Rocky Mount, North Carolina Mount Orab, Ohio North Augusta, South Carolina Knoxville, Tennessee Olympia, Washington Butte Des Morts, Wisconsin