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'Pompeii' rose Description
'Pompeii (hybrid tea, Bailey, 1980)' rose photo
Photo courtesy of Beth's Northern CA Rose Garden
Availability:
Commercially available
HMF Ratings:
25 favorite votes.  
ARS:
Red blend Hybrid Tea.
Exhibition name: Pompeii
Origin:
Bred by Dorothy J. S. Bailey (United States, 1980).
Introduced in United States by San Joaquin Rose Co. in 1980 as 'Pompeii'.
Class:
Hybrid Tea.  
Bloom:
Red blend.  Velvety red with yellow reverse.  Mild, damask fragrance.  30 to 32 petals.  Average diameter 5.5".  Borne mostly solitary, high-centered bloom form.  Blooms in flushes throughout the season.  Large, ovoid buds.  
Habit:
Thornless (or almost), upright.  Large, leathery foliage.  
Height of up to 4' (up to 120 cm).  
Growing:
USDA zone 7b 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.  Requires spring freeze protection (see glossary - Spring freeze protection) .  
Patents:
United States - Patent No: PP 4,430   VIEW USPTO PATENT
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