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'Chevy Chase' rose Description
'Chevy Chase (Rambler, Hansen, 1939)' rose photo
Photo courtesy of cyra
Availability:
Commercially available
HMF Ratings:
19 favorite votes.  
Average rating: GOOD+.  
ARS:
Dark red Hybrid Multiflora.
Registration name: Chevy Chase
Origin:
Bred by Niels J. Hansen (United States, 1939).
Introduced in United States by Bobbink & Atkins in 1939 as 'Chevy Chase'.
Class:
Hybrid Soulieana, Rambler.  
Bloom:
Crimson - dark red.  Strong, opinions vary fragrance.  65 petals.  Small to medium, very double bloom form.  Once-blooming spring or summer.  
Habit:
Height of up to 15' (up to 455 cm).  
Growing:
USDA zone 6b through 9b (default).  Requires spring freeze protection (see glossary - Spring freeze protection) .  Can be grown in the ground or in a container (container requires winter protection).  
Patents:
United States - Patent No: PP 443  on  28 Jan 1941   VIEW USPTO PATENT
Ploidy:
Diploid
Notes:
Considerable fall repeat in cool coastal California climates.