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'Dickson's Red' rose Description
'Dr. F.G. Chandler' rose photo
Photo courtesy of billy teabag
Availability:
Commercially available
Synonyms:
HMF Ratings:
16 favorite votes.  
ARS:
Dark red Hybrid Tea.
Registration name: Dickson's Red
Origin:
Bred by Alexander Dickson III (United Kingdom, 1938).
Introduced in Australia by Hazlewood Bros. Pty. Ltd. in 1940 as 'Dr. F.G. Chandler'.
Class:
Hybrid Tea.  
Bloom:
Carmine-red.  Carmine overcast with oxblood red. Pedicel smooth..  Spice fragrance.  18 petals.  Classic hybrid tea bloom form.  Blooms in flushes throughout the season.  
Habit:
Height of 3' (90 cm).  
Growing:
USDA zone 6b and warmer.  Spring Pruning: Remove old canes and dead or diseased wood and cut back canes that cross. In warmer climates, cut back the remaining canes by about one-third. In colder areas, you'll probably find you'll have to prune a little more than that.  
Patents:
United States - Patent No: PP 376  on  16 Apr 1940   VIEW USPTO PATENT
Parentage:
Notes:
Spring 2002, Marina found this rose at Vintage Gardens. She had actually gone there to purchase 'Joseph's Coat' and wound up with 'Dickson's Red' as well. She says the blooms have a fabulous fragrance and are a lovely red (a bit on the pink-red side).