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'Alpine Glow' rose Description
'Alpine Glow' rose photo
Photo courtesy of CybeRose
Availability:
Commercially available
HMF Ratings:
9 favorite votes.  
ARS:
Orange or orange-red Floribunda.
Origin:
Bred by Mathias Tantau, Jr. (1912 - 2006) (Germany, 1954).
Introduced in United States by Jackson & Perkins Co. in 1954 as 'Alpine Glow'.
Class:
Floribunda.  
Bloom:
Vermilion.  Moderate fragrance.  25 to 30 petals.  Average diameter 3.5".  Medium to large, full (26-40 petals), in small clusters, cupped bloom form.  Blooms in flushes throughout the season.  
Habit:
Bushy.  Glossy foliage.  
Growing:
USDA zone 6b through 9b (default).  
Patents:
United States - Patent No: PP 1,395  on  24 May 1955   VIEW USPTO PATENT
Notes:
Rosen-Tantau says the correct name for this rose is Alpenglühen.
Parentage information was provided by Mathias Tantau and is found in Jack Harkness's The Makers of Heavenly Roses, p. 119. HelpMefind has used the parentage from the Patent.