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'Saturnia' rose Description
'Saturnia (hybrid tea, Aicardi, 1933)' rose photo
Photo courtesy of Cà Berta
Availability:
Commercially available
HMF Ratings:
10 favorite votes.  
ARS:
Red blend Hybrid Tea.
Registration name: Saturnia
Origin:
Bred by Domenico Aicardi (Italy, before 1933).
Introduced in United States by Jackson & Perkins Co. in 1936 as 'Saturnia'.
Class:
Hybrid Tea.  
Bloom:
Scarlet, yellow undertones.  Moderate, fruity fragrance.  20 petals.  Very large, semi-double to double, cupped bloom form.  Blooms in flushes throughout the season.  
Habit:
Glossy, dark green foliage.  
Height of up to 2' (up to 60 cm).  Width of up to 2' (up to 60 cm).
Growing:
USDA zone 6b and warmer.  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.  
Patents:
United States - Patent No: PP 349  on  12 Dec 1939   VIEW USPTO PATENT
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