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'Alice' rose Description
'Alice (hybrid tea, Allender, 1978)' rose photo
Photo courtesy of David Elliott
HMF Ratings:
5 favorite votes.  
ARS:
Light pink Hybrid Tea.
Registration name: Alice
Origin:
Bred by Robert W. Allender (Australia, 1978).
Class:
Hybrid Tea.  
Bloom:
Light pink.  None / no fragrance.  45 to 50 petals.  Average diameter 4".  Borne mostly solitary, high-centered bloom form.  Blooms in flushes throughout the season.  Long buds.  
Habit:
Large, light green foliage.  
Height of 4' 1" to 4' 7" (125 to 140 cm).  Width of 39" to 47" (100 to 120 cm).
Growing:
USDA zone 7b and warmer.  Can be used for cut flower or exhibition.  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) .  
Notes:
Mr. Allender named this rose after his wife, Alice.
 
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