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'President' rose Description
'Adam' rose photo
Photo courtesy of Ophrys26
Availability:
Commercially available
HMF Ratings:
54 favorite votes.  
Average rating: GOOD.  
ARS:
Medium pink Tea.
Registration name: Adam
Exhibition name: Adam
Origin:
Bred by Adam (France, circa 1838).
Class:
Tea, Tea, Cl..  
Bloom:
Light pink, darker undertones.  Mild to strong, tea fragrance.  Average diameter 3".  Medium to large, full (26-40 petals), borne mostly solitary, in small clusters, globular, reflexed bloom form.  Blooms in flushes throughout the season.  Rounded buds.  
Habit:
Glossy, light green, wavy or ruffled foliage.  5 leaflets.  
Height of 39" to 8' (100 to 245 cm).  Width of 6' (185 cm).
Growing:
USDA zone 6b through 9b (default).  Can be trained as a climber.  
Ploidy:
Triploid
Notes:
Said to be the first of the Tea roses. Parentage uncertain. See References.

The identity of the rose in commerce in the USA as 'Adam' has been questioned.
 
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