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'April Hamer' rose Description
'April Hamer' rose photo
Photo courtesy of markiz41
Availability:
Commercially available
HMF Ratings:
11 favorite votes.  
ARS:
Pink blend Hybrid Tea.
Registration name: April Hamer
Exhibition name: April Hamer
Origin:
Bred by Ronald J. Bell (Australia, 1983).
Introduced in Australia by Treloar Roses Pty Ltd as 'April Hamer'.
Introduced in United States by Wisconsin Roses in 1998 as 'April Hamer'.
Class:
Hybrid Tea.  
Bloom:
Seashell-pink, rose-pink edges. Flowers mark or blotch in rain. New foliage dark red or purplish.  Moderate fragrance.  40 petals.  Average diameter 4".  Medium, full (26-40 petals), exhibition, high-centered bloom form.  Blooms in flushes throughout the season.  
Habit:
Upright.  Dark green foliage.  
Height of 4' 7" to 4' 11" (140 to 150 cm).  Width of 39" to 4' 1" (100 to 125 cm).
Growing:
USDA zone 7b and warmer.  Can be used for cut flower, exhibition or garden.  Vigorous.  Disease susceptibility: very disease resistant.  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.  Requires spring freeze protection (see glossary - Spring freeze protection) .  
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