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Planting Roses in Old Rose Beds

If new roses are planted in old beds it is essential to dig out a hole at least 45cm (18 in) deep and 45cm (18 in) square and re-fill it with fresh topsoil in which roses have not previously been gro... more »
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Roses - Hybrid Tea Roses - Prima Ballerina

Prima Ballerina
75-90cm (2.5-3 ft)
Very fragrant

Prima Ballerina
A striking, rich, cherry -rose-pink hybrid tea that really stands out. The blooms start as long pointed buds and then open to form medium to large double flowers of exquisite form bearing an intense rose fragrance. Foliage is light green and leathery with a gray reverse. Still popular today for good reason.

Parentage: Seedling x Peace

Available bare root annually from November to April.

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Breeder: Tantau
Year: 1957