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'Sterling' rose Description
'Sterling' rose photo
Photo courtesy of Alberich
HMF Ratings:
8 favorite votes.  
ARS:
Medium pink Hybrid Tea.
Registration name: Sterling
Origin:
Bred by Earl H. Mann (United States, 1933).
Introduced in United States by E.G. Hill Co. in 1933 as 'Sterling'.
Class:
Hybrid Tea.  
Bloom:
Pink, yellow undertones.  Moderate fragrance.  up to 35 petals.  Large, very double bloom form.  Blooms in flushes throughout the season.  
Habit:
Bushy.  Glossy foliage.  
Height of 3' (90 cm).  Width of 3' (90 cm).
Growing:
USDA zone 4a through 5b.  
Patents:
United States - Patent No: PP 21   VIEW USPTO PATENT
Notes:
Parentage in patent application is (a rose of the Butterfly variety) x seedling.