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'Remember Me ®' rose Description
'Remember Me ®' rose photo
Photo courtesy of Pongracz
Availability:
Commercially available
Synonyms:
HMF Ratings:
58 favorite votes.  
Average rating: EXCELLENT-.  
ARS:
Orange blend Hybrid Tea.
Registration name: COCdestin
Exhibition name: Remember Me ®,  Rose d'Amour
Origin:
Bred by Anne G. Cocker (Scotland, 1984).
Class:
Hybrid Tea.  
Bloom:
Orange blend, salmon-orange shading.  Mild, fruity, spice fragrance.  20 petals.  Large, double (17-25 petals) bloom form.  Blooms in flushes throughout the season.  
Habit:
Medium, armed with thorns / prickles, bushy.  
Height of up to 3' (up to 90 cm).  Width of up to 22" (up to 55 cm).
Growing:
USDA zone 7b and warmer.  Disease susceptibility: very disease resistant.  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) .  Can be grown in the ground or in a container (container requires winter protection).  
Patents:
Australia - Application No: 1990/034  on  19 Feb 1990   VIEW PBR PATENT
Applicant: James Cocker & Sons.
 
New Zealand - Patent No: 389  on  3 Nov 1987
Notes:
Fryer's Roses says Remember Me has large, perfectly formed blooms that are coloured an unusual bronze, irradiated with salmon and gold...
Differences of opinion about parentage, see References.
Remember Me was removed from the Auckland Regional Botanic Gardens (ARBG) Display Trial because its trial period expired.