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'Allspice' rose Description
'Allspice (Hybrid Tea, Armstrong, 1977)' rose photo
Photo courtesy of Sarah
Availability:
Commercially available
HMF Ratings:
28 favorite votes.  
Average rating: EXCELLENT.  
ARS:
Medium yellow Hybrid Tea.
Registration name: AROall
Exhibition name: Allspice
Origin:
Bred by David L. Armstrong (United States, 1977).
Class:
Hybrid Tea.  
Bloom:
Deep yellow, ages to light yellow .  Moderate, honey, tea rose fragrance.  25 to 34 petals.  Average diameter 5".  Large, full (26-40 petals), cluster-flowered, in small clusters bloom form.  Blooms in flushes throughout the season.  Ovoid buds.  
Habit:
Tall, bushy, spreading, upright.  Large, semi-glossy, grey-green foliage.  
Growing:
USDA zone 7b and warmer.  Can be used for garden.  Vigorous.  Disease susceptibility: very disease 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 4,301   VIEW USPTO PATENT
Notes:
According to the New Zealand Plant Variety Rights (PVR) web page, application for a PVR Grant for this rose was made in 1977 and withdrawn in 1978. The breeder's Reference for this rose is Seedling No. 5572-9.