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'Milestone' rose Description
'Milestone' rose photo
Photo courtesy of Nana2022
Availability:
Commercially available
Synonyms:
JACles
HMF Ratings:
33 favorite votes.  
Average rating: EXCELLENT.  
ARS:
Red blend Hybrid Tea.
Registration name: JACles
Exhibition name: Milestone
Origin:
Bred by William A. Warriner (United States, before 1981).
Introduced in United States by Jackson & Perkins Co. in 1983 as 'Milestone'.
Class:
Hybrid Tea.  
Bloom:
Deep pink, ages to red .  Flowers medium red with silvery-red reverse -- opening to coral pink.  Mild fragrance.  40 petals.  Double (17-25 petals), cupped bloom form.  Blooms in flushes throughout the season.  
Habit:
Upright.  Large, semi-glossy, medium green foliage.  
Growing:
USDA zone 7b and warmer.  Can be used for cut flower or garden.  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 5,000  on  22 Mar 1983   VIEW USPTO PATENT
Application No: 06/299,959  on  8 Sep 1981
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