'Dolly Parton' rose Description
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Orange or orange-red Hybrid Tea.
Registration name: Dolly Parton
Exhibition name: Dolly Parton
Orange or orange-red. Strong fragrance. 35 petals. Large, full (26-40 petals), borne mostly solitary bloom form. Blooms in flushes throughout the season.
Medium, upright. Large, semi-glossy, medium green foliage.
Height of up to 5' (up to 150 cm).
USDA zone 6b and warmer. Can be used for beds and borders, cut flower or garden. Prefers dry climates. 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.
United States - Patent No: PP 5,608 on 24 Dec 1985 VIEW USPTO PATENT
Application on 14 Feb 1984
Dolly Parton was born on January 19, 1946.