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'Affirm' rose Description
'Affirm' rose photo
Photo courtesy of John Moody
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Commercially available
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HMF Ratings:
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Average rating: EXCELLENT.  
ARS:
Medium pink Hybrid Tea.
Registration name: McMillan's Pink
Exhibition name: Affirm
Origin:
Bred by Dr. Thomas McMillan (United States, 1998).
Introduced in Canada by Hortico Inc. in 1998 as 'Affirm'.
Class:
Hybrid Tea.  
Bloom:
Pink.  Mild fragrance.  26 to 40 petals.  Average diameter 3.33'.  Medium, full (26-40 petals), borne mostly solitary, exhibition, high-centered, pinpoint centers bloom form.  Blooms in flushes throughout the season.  
Habit:
Short, spreading.  Medium, matte, medium green foliage.  
Height of 20" (50 cm).  
Growing:
USDA zone 7b and warmer.  Can be used for beds and borders, cut flower, exhibition or garden.  Hardy.  heat tolerant.  rain tolerant.  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.  Requires spring freeze protection (see glossary - Spring freeze protection) .  
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