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'Applause' rose Description
'Applause (hybrid tea, Swim, 1949)' rose photo
Photo courtesy of jedmar
HMF Ratings:
5 favorite votes.  
ARS:
Deep pink Hybrid Tea.
Registration name: Applause
Exhibition name: Applause
Origin:
Bred by Herbert C. Swim (United States, 1949).
Introduced in United States by Armstrong Nursery in 1949 as 'Applause'.
Class:
Hybrid Tea.  
Bloom:
Deep pink.  Mild, spice fragrance.  Average diameter 4".  Very full (41+ petals), high-centered bloom form.  Continuous (perpetual) bloom throughout the season.  
Habit:
Armed with thorns / prickles, bushy, upright, well-branched.  Large, leathery foliage.  
Growing:
USDA zone 7b and warmer.  Can be used for cut flower or garden.  Vigorous.  flowers drop off cleanly.  heat tolerant.  Disease susceptibility: very mildew 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) .  
Patents:
United States - Patent No: PP 829   VIEW USPTO PATENT
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