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'La Jolla' rose Description
'La Jolla' rose photo
Photo courtesy of Calif Sue
Availability:
Commercially available
HMF Ratings:
7 favorite votes.  
ARS:
Pink blend Hybrid Tea.
Registration name: La Jolla
Exhibition name: La Jolla
Origin:
Bred by Herbert C. Swim (United States, before 1953).
Introduced in United States by Armstrong Nursery as 'La Jolla'.
Class:
Hybrid Tea.  
Bloom:
Light pink, darker veining, cream center, golden-yellow center.  Strong fragrance.  65 petals.  Average diameter 5".  Large, very full (41+ petals), high-centered bloom form.  Blooms in flushes throughout the season.  
Habit:
Upright.  Glossy, dark green foliage.  
Growing:
USDA zone 6b through 9b (default).  
Patents:
United States - Patent No: PP 1,103  on  10 Jun 1952   VIEW USPTO PATENT
Notes:
Herb Swim uses 1953 as the breeding date in his book Roses - From Dreams To Reality, which is probably the year the rose was introduced by Armstrong Nurseries as the patent for the rose is dated 1952.