Marijke Koopman Rose
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The Marijke Koopman Rose’s long tubular buds open to exquisitely formed blooms that are intense shades of pink; produces an enormous amount of cut flowers in a season; very disease resistant plants are upright with dense slate green foliage as a background
Marijke Koopman Rose features showy pink flowers with hot pink overtones at the ends of the stems from late spring to early fall. The flowers are excellent for cutting. It has grayish green foliage throughout the season. The oval compound leaves do not develop any appreciable fall color. The fruit is not ornamentally significant.
Marijke Koopman Rose is a multi-stemmed deciduous shrub with an upright spreading habit of growth. Its average texture blends into the landscape, but can be balanced by one or two finer or coarser trees or shrubs for an effective composition.
This rose will require occasional maintenance and upkeep, and is best pruned in late winter once the threat of extreme cold has passed. It is a good choice for attracting bees to your yard. It has no significant negative characteristics.
Marijke Koopman Rose is recommended for the following landscape applications;
General Garden Use
Marijke Koopman Rose will grow to be about 5 feet tall at maturity, with a spread of 5 feet. Its foliage tends to remain dense right to the ground, not requiring facer plants in front. It grows at a fast rate, and under ideal conditions can be expected to live for approximately 30 years.
This rose should only be grown in full sunlight. It does best in average to evenly moist conditions, but will not tolerate standing water. It is not particular as to soil type or pH. It is highly tolerant of urban pollution and will even thrive in inner city environments