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'Alabama' rose Description
'Alabama (Hybrid Tea, Weeks, 1976)' rose photo
Photo courtesy of Karl Bapst (aka The Rosenut)
Availability:
Commercially available
HMF Ratings:
11 favorite votes.  
Average rating: EXCELLENT-.  
ARS:
Pink blend Hybrid Tea.
Registration name: Alabama
Origin:
Bred by O.L. "Ollie" Weeks (United States, 1976).
Class:
Hybrid Tea.  
Bloom:
Pink blend.  Strong, tea fragrance.  20 to 25 petals.  Average diameter 4".  Large, double (17-25 petals), borne mostly solitary, cluster-flowered, in small clusters, exhibition, high-centered, reflexed bloom form.  Moderate, blooms in flushes throughout the season.  
Habit:
Armed with thorns / prickles, bushy.  Medium, semi-glossy, medium green, leathery foliage.  
Growing:
USDA zone 6b through 9b (default).  Can be used for beds and borders, cut flower, exhibition or garden.  Vigorous.  
Patents:
United States - Patent No: PP 4,008   VIEW USPTO PATENT
Notes:
The State of Alabama was admitted to the Union on 14 December 1819. Named for the Alabamas Indians.