'Mlle. Franziska Krüger'

(Pronounced: MAM-Mozel FRAN-ziz-ka KRU-ger)

ALSO KNOWN AS:

'Grand Duc Héritier de Luxembourg' , 'Mlle. Franziska Krüger'

 

'Mlle. Franziska Krüger'

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'Mlle. Franziska Krüger' is a particularly floriferous and hardy Tea rose with copper-yellow and pink fragrant blooms, that open as deep cups and then reflex into half globes.

 

'Mlle. Franziska Krüger'

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'Mlle. Franziska Krüger' forms a medium sized bush that is continuously covered with large (3" - 4"), very double (60+ petals), moderately fragrant , nodding blooms.

 

'Mlle. Franziska Krüger'

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Mlle. Franziska Krüger' blooms are large (4" - 4-1/2"), very double (60+ petals), and open as deep cups that reflex into half globes. Because the stems are relatively weak, the blooms tend to nod.

 
 

 
GENERAL
INFORMATION:

'Mlle. Franziska Krüger' is a particularly floriferous and hardy Tea rose with copper-yellow and pink fragrant blooms, that open as deep cups and then reflex into half globes.

It forms a medium sized bush that is continuously covered with large (3" - 4"), very double (60+ petals), moderately fragrant , nodding blooms.

 
BOTANICAL
GROUP:

Chinensis

 
GROUP:

OGR

 
CLASS:

T

 
SEED
PARENT:

'Catherine Mermet'  

POLLEN
PARENT:

'General Schablikine'  

BREEDER:

G. Nabonnand  

INTRODUCED:

'Mlle. Franziska Krüger' was introduced by G. Nabonnand (France) in 1880.  

DATE:

1880 [ France ]  

PLANT SIZE
AND FORM:

Height:    3 '     to    5 '           Width:    3 '     to    4 '



'Mlle. Franziska Krüger' forms a dense bush 3' to 4' high.  

FOLIAGE
DESCRIPTION:

The foliage is medium sized, medium green, and matte.

 
FOLIAGE
FRAGRANCE:

None.  

BLOOM
FREQUENCY:

c - Continuous. 'Mlle. Franziska Krüger' is a particularly floriferous rose that begins blooming in April in the Texas Hill Country and is seldom without flowers until frost.

 
BLOOM
DESCRIPTION:
Flower Size:    4.00"      to      4.50"           Cluster Size:    2      to      3           Petal Count:    50 to 60          

Mlle. Franziska Krüger' blooms are large (4" - 4-1/2"), very double (60+ petals), and open as deep cups that reflex into half globes. Because the stems are relatively weak, the blooms tend to nod.

 
BLOOM
COLOR:

op - Orange Pink. 'Mlle. Franziska Krüger' has very beautiful and distinctive blooms. They are copper-yellow and pink, with a somewhat green central eye.

 
COLOR VARIATION:

None.  

FRAGRANCE:

mf - Moderately Fragrant. 'Mlle. Franziska Krüger' has a very pleasing Tea-rose scent.

 
HIPS:

None observed.

 
CLIMATE:

Zones 5 - 10  

CULTURE:

'Mlle. Franziska Krüger' is very easy to grow and has no particular disease problems. It tolerates poorer soils.

This is a particularly hardy Tea rose.

 
PROPAGATION:

'Mlle. Franziska Krüger' is easily propagated from cuttings.

 
OTHER
CHARACTERISTICS:


    ** Tolerant of poorer soils
    ** Makes good cut flowers
    ** Suitable for growing in pots
    ** Suitable for growing in greenhouses
    ** Commercial Availability is limited  

ANECDOTAL
INFORMATION:
 
REFERENCES:

American Rose Society. Modern Roses 10. Shreveport, Louisiana: American Rose Society. 1993, p. 346.

American Rose Society. Modern Roses XI. Shreveport, Louisiana: American Rose Society. 2000, p. 382.

Antique Rose Emporium. The Antique Rose Emporium 1998 Catalog. Independence, Texas: Antique Rose Emporium. 1998, p. 34.

Beales, Peter. Classic Roses. New York: Henry Holt & Company. 1997, p. 385.

Botanica. Botanica's Roses - The Encyclopedia of Roses. North Rochester, Kent, England: Grange Books. 1998, p. 386.

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