'Cesar E. Chavez ™' rose Description
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Dark red Hybrid Tea.Registration name: JAColmanExhibition name:
Cesar E. Chavez ™
Hybrid Tea. New Generation Roses ® Collection.
Dark red. Mild fragrance. 35 petals. Average diameter 4.5". Large, full (26-40 petals), borne mostly solitary, high-centered bloom form. Blooms in flushes throughout the season. Pointed, ovoid buds.
Tall, upright, well-branched. Large, glossy, dark green, leathery foliage.
Height of 5' to 6' (150 to 185 cm). Width of 4' (120 cm).
USDA zone 5a and warmer. Hardy. very vigorous. Disease susceptibility: susceptible to blackspot , mildew resistant, rust 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) .
United States - Patent No: PP 14,104 on 26 Aug 2003 VIEW USPTO PATENT
Application No: 10/000,277 on 30 Nov 2001
Cesar Estrada Chavez was born in Yuma, Arizona, in 1927. Chavez was the founder of the United Farm Workers, the first successful farm labor union in America.