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'Dolly Parton' rose Description
'Dolly Parton' rose photo
Photo courtesy of Robert Neil Rippetoe
Availability:
Commercially available
HMF Ratings:
33 favorite votes.  
Average rating: GOOD+.  
ARS:
Orange or orange-red Hybrid Tea.
Registration name: Dolly Parton
Exhibition name: Dolly Parton
Origin:
Bred by Joseph F. Winchel (United States, 1984).
Introduced in United States by Conard-Pyle (Star Roses) as 'Dolly Parton'.
Class:
Hybrid Tea.  
Bloom:
Orange or orange-red.  Strong fragrance.  35 petals.  Large, full (26-40 petals), borne mostly solitary bloom form.  Blooms in flushes throughout the season.  
Habit:
Medium, upright.  Large, semi-glossy, medium green foliage.  
Height of up to 5' (up to 150 cm).  
Growing:
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.  
Patents:
United States - Patent No: PP 5,608  on  24 Dec 1985   VIEW USPTO PATENT
Application  on  14 Feb 1984
Notes:
Dolly Parton was born on January 19, 1946.