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'Crimson Glory' rose Description
'Crimson Glory' rose photo
Photo courtesy of Yvonne Foster
Availability:
Commercially available
HMF Ratings:
58 favorite votes.  
Average rating: EXCELLENT-.  
ARS:
Dark red Hybrid Tea.
Registration name: Crimson Glory
Exhibition name: Crimson Glory
Origin:
Bred by Wilhelm J.H. Kordes II (ca. 1918 - 1955) (Germany, 1935).
Introduced in United States by Jackson & Perkins Co. as 'Crimson Glory'.
Class:
Hybrid Tea.  
Bloom:
Crimson.  Strong, damask fragrance.  30 to 35 petals.  Average diameter 5".  Very large, double (17-25 petals), borne mostly solitary, cupped bloom form.  Blooms in flushes throughout the season.  Long, pointed buds.  
Habit:
Bushy, spreading.  Leathery foliage.  
Height of 30" to 6' 7" (75 to 200 cm).  
Growing:
USDA zone 4b through 9b.  Can be used for beds and borders or cut flower.  Vigorous.  Disease susceptibility: susceptible to Mildew.  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 105  on  16 Oct 1934   VIEW USPTO PATENT
Ploidy:
Tetraploid
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