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'Big Time' rose Description
'Big Time' rose photo
Photo courtesy of jinny steger
Availability:
Commercially available
Synonyms:
HMF Ratings:
29 favorite votes.  
ARS:
Deep pink Hybrid Tea.
Exhibition name: Big Time
Origin:
Bred by Interplant (Netherlands, 2001).
Class:
Florists Rose, Hybrid Tea.  
Bloom:
Fuchsia / magenta.  None to mild fragrance.  38 petals.  Average diameter 4.75".  Medium-large, full (26-40 petals), borne mostly solitary, cluster-flowered, in small clusters, exhibition, reflexed bloom form.  Blooms in flushes throughout the season.  Long, ovoid buds.  
Habit:
Bushy.  Medium, semi-glossy, medium green foliage.  
Growing:
USDA zone 7b and warmer.  Can be used for cut flower.  Produces decorative hips.  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:
Australia - Application No: 2001/197  on  2001   VIEW PBR PATENT
Parentage:
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Notes:
The patent states, "Controlled pollination: seed parent “unnamed seedling” x pollen parent ‘Interverma’." Interverma isn't listed in the database.