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'America' rose Description
'America (Large Flowered Climber, Warriner, 1976)' rose photo
Photo courtesy of Ronda's Carolina Garden
Availability:
Commercially available
Synonyms:
HMF Ratings:
72 favorite votes.  
Average rating: EXCELLENT-.  
ARS:
Orange-pink Large-Flowered Climber.
Registration name: JACclam
Exhibition name: America
Origin:
Bred by William A. Warriner (United States, before 1975).
Introduced in United States by Jackson & Perkins Co. in 1976 as 'America'.
Class:
Climber, Large-Flowered Climber.  
Bloom:
Salmon-pink, lighter reverse.  Strong fragrance.  43 petals.  Average diameter 3.5".  Medium to large, very full (41+ petals), borne mostly solitary, cluster-flowered, in small clusters bloom form.  Blooms in flushes throughout the season.  Pointed, ovoid buds.  
Habit:
Tall, climbing.  Large, medium green foliage.  
Height of 6' to 12' (185 to 365 cm).  Width of 6' (185 cm).
Growing:
USDA zone 4b through 9b.  Can be used for cut flower, garden or landscape.  Disease susceptibility: very disease resistant.  
Patents:
United States - Patent No: PP 3,682  on  11 Feb 1975   VIEW USPTO PATENT
Notes:
Arena Rose Co.'s Catalog 2000 Says America has remained a favorite climber since its introduction during our bi-centennial year... The heavily-petalled blooms of warm pink offer a sweet fragrnace...