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'Cesar E. Chavez ™' rose Description
'Beloved (hybrid tea, Zary 2002)' rose photo
Photo courtesy of John Moody
Availability:
Commercially available
HMF Ratings:
50 favorite votes.  
Average rating: EXCELLENT.  
ARS:
Dark red Hybrid Tea.
Registration name: JAColman
Exhibition name: Cesar E. Chavez ™
Origin:
Bred by Dr. Keith W. Zary (United States).
Introduced in United States by Jackson & Perkins (Wholesale) in 2002 as 'Cesar E. Chavez'.
Class:
Hybrid Tea.  New Generation Roses ® Collection.  
Bloom:
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.  
Habit:
Tall, upright, well-branched.  Large, glossy, dark green, leathery foliage.  
Height of 5' to 6' (150 to 185 cm).  Width of 4' (120 cm).
Growing:
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) .  
Patents:
United States - Patent No: PP 14,104  on  26 Aug 2003   VIEW USPTO PATENT
Application No: 10/000,277  on  30 Nov 2001
Notes:
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.