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'Blossomtime' rose Description
'Blossomtime (Large Flowered Climber, O'Neal, 1951)' rose photo
Photo courtesy of Nastasia
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ARS:
Medium pink Large-Flowered Climber.
Registration name: Blossomtime
Origin:
Bred by Conrad C. O'Neal (United States, 1951).
Introduced in United States by Bosley Nursery in 1951 as 'Blossomtime'.
Class:
Large-Flowered Climber.  
Bloom:
Pink, darker reverse.  Strong fragrance.  38 to 65 petals.  Average diameter 3.5".  Very large, double (17-25 petals), cluster-flowered, in small clusters bloom form.  Blooms in flushes throughout the season.  
Habit:
Climbing.  
Height of 4' to 15' (120 to 455 cm).  
Growing:
USDA zone 5a through 9b.  Vigorous.  can be grown as a shrub.  can be trained as a climber.  shade tolerant.  Disease susceptibility: very mildew resistant.  
Patents:
United States - Patent No: PP 1,240  on  12 Jan 1954   VIEW USPTO PATENT
Notes:
Mentioned in the American Rose Annual 1952 as one of the New Roses of the World.