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'Eclipse' rose Description
'Eclipse (hybrid tea, Nicolas, 1935)' rose photo
Photo courtesy of Susan Murphy
Availability:
Commercially available
HMF Ratings:
32 favorite votes.  
Average rating: EXCELLENT-.  
ARS:
Light yellow Hybrid Tea.
Registration name: Eclipse
Origin:
Bred by Jean Henri (J.H.) Nicolas (United States, 1935).
Introduced in United States by Jackson & Perkins Co. (Newark, NY) in 1935 as 'Eclipse'.
Introduced in Australia by Hazlewood Bros. Pty. Ltd. in 1936 as 'Eclipse'.
Class:
Hybrid Tea.  
Bloom:
Golden-yellow, red shading, ages to lighter .  Moderate fragrance.  28 petals.  Very large, double (17-25 petals), cupped, open bloom form.  Blooms in flushes throughout the season.  
Habit:
Height of 42" to 5' (105 to 150 cm).  Width of up to 4' (up to 120 cm).
Growing:
USDA zone 6b through 9b (default).  Requires spring freeze protection (see glossary - Spring freeze protection) .  Can be grown in the ground or in a container (container requires winter protection).  
Patents:
United States - Patent No: PP 172   VIEW USPTO PATENT
Notes:
'Eclipse' first bloomed on the day of a solar eclipse on 31 August 1932, hence its name.