HelpMeFind Roses, Clematis and Peonies
Roses, Clematis and Peonies
and everything gardening related.
DescriptionPhotosLineageAwardsReferencesMember RatingsMember CommentsMember JournalsCuttingsGardensBuy From 
'53-17342' rose Description
'Bronze Masterpiece' rose photo
Photo courtesy of Beth's Northern CA Rose Garden
Availability:
Commercially available
Synonyms:
HMF Ratings:
15 favorite votes.  
Average rating: GOOD+.  
Origin:
Bred by Eugene S. "Gene" Boerner (United States, 1953).
Introduced in United States by Jackson & Perkins Co. in 1960 as 'Bronze Masterpiece'.
Class:
Hybrid Tea.  
Bloom:
Apricot or apricot blend.  Strong, fruity fragrance.  48 petals.  Average diameter 6".  Large, double (17-25 petals), high-centered bloom form.  Blooms in flushes throughout the season.  
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 2,000  on  13 Dec 1960   VIEW USPTO PATENT
Notes: