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'Mirandy' rose Description
'Mirandy (Hybrid Tea, Lammerts, 1944)' rose photo
Photo courtesy of jeffcat
Availability:
Commercially available
HMF Ratings:
33 favorite votes.  
Average rating: EXCELLENT-.  
ARS:
Dark red Hybrid Tea.
Registration name: Mirandy
Exhibition name: Mirandy
Origin:
Bred by Dr. Walter E. Lammerts (United States, before 1944).
Introduced in United States by Armstrong Nursery in 1944 as 'Mirandy'.
Introduced in Australia by Hazlewood Bros. Pty. Ltd. in 1947 as 'Mirandy'.
Class:
Hybrid Tea.  
Bloom:
Dark red.  Strong, damask, old rose fragrance.  35 to 45 petals.  Large, globular bloom form.  Blooms in flushes throughout the season.  
Habit:
Height of 4' to 5' (120 to 150 cm).  Width of 4' (120 cm).
Growing:
USDA zone 5b through 9b.  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 632  on  27 Jun 1944   VIEW USPTO PATENT
Notes:
Some differences of opinion about parentage, see References.