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'Grande Duchesse Charlotte' rose Description
'Grande Duchesse Charlotte' rose photo
Photo courtesy of AmiRoses
Availability:
Commercially available
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HMF Ratings:
17 favorite votes.  
Average rating: EXCELLENT-.  
ARS:
Medium red Hybrid Tea.
Registration name: Grande Duchesse Charlotte
Origin:
Bred by Ketten Frères/Bros./Gebrüder (Luxembourg, 1942).
Class:
Hybrid Tea.  
Bloom:
Red.  Bright tomato red, shaded geranium red.  Mild fragrance.  25 petals.  Average diameter 5".  Very large, double (17-25 petals) bloom form.  Blooms in flushes throughout the season.  Long, pointed buds.  
Habit:
Bushy.  Glossy, dark green foliage.  
Growing:
USDA zone 7b through 10b.  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 774   VIEW USPTO PATENT
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