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'Memoriam' rose Description
'Memoriam' rose photo
Photo courtesy of Cliff's High Desert Garden Archival Dec, 2011 last updated 101812
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HMF Ratings:
19 favorite votes.  
Average rating: EXCELLENT-.  
ARS:
Medium pink Hybrid Tea.
Registration name: Memoriam,  Memorium
Origin:
Bred by Gordon J. Von Abrams (United States, 1962).
Introduced in United States by Peterson & Dering as 'Memoriam'.
Introduced in Australia by Hazlewood Bros. Pty. Ltd. in 1963 as 'Memoriam'.
Class:
Hybrid Tea.  
Bloom:
Light pink and white.  Strong fragrance.  50 to 60 petals.  Average diameter 6".  Very large, very full (41+ petals), high-centered bloom form.  Blooms in flushes throughout the season.  Long, pointed buds.  
Habit:
Tall.  Dark green, leathery foliage.  
Height of 31" (80 cm).  
Growing:
USDA zone 6b through 9b (default).  Can be used for beds and borders, cut flower, exhibition or garden.  
Patents:
United Kingdom - Patent No: 2280
 
United States - Patent No: PP 2,280  on  10 Sep 1963   VIEW USPTO PATENT
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