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'Timeless' rose Description
'Timeless (hybrid tea, Zary 1997)' rose photo
Photo courtesy of Mark Vollmer's Rose Garden
Availability:
Commercially available
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HMF Ratings:
29 favorite votes.  
Average rating: EXCELLENT-.  
ARS:
Deep pink Hybrid Tea.
Registration name: JACecond
Exhibition name: Timeless
Origin:
Bred by Dr. Keith W. Zary (United States, before 1996).
Introduced in United States by Bear Creek Gardens, Inc. in 1997 as 'Timeless'.
Class:
Hybrid Tea.  
Bloom:
Deep pink.  Mild fragrance.  17 to 30 petals.  Average diameter 4".  Medium, high-centered bloom form.  Blooms in flushes throughout the season.  
Habit:
Height of 4' to 5' (120 to 150 cm).  Width of up to 4' (up to 120 cm).
Growing:
USDA zone 7b and warmer.  Disease susceptibility: very disease resistant.  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) .  Can be grown in the ground or in a container (container requires winter protection).  
Patents:
United States - Patent No: PP 11,369  on  2 May 2000   VIEW USPTO PATENT
Application No: 08/759,967  on  3 Dec 1996
Inventor: Keith W. Zary (Thousand Oaks, CA). Assignee: Bear Creek Gardens, Inc. (Medford, OR). A new and distinct variety of rose plant of the hybrid tea class... characterized particularly as to novelty by the unique combination of its high-centered red flowers presented singly (one to a stem), its numerous thorns, its vigorous, upright, well branched habit of growth, and its dark green leathery foliage. Parentage: JACara (USPP006316 [Note: Patent App. reads "6516"]) x KORlingo (USPP005846). The primary objective of this breeding was to produce a new rose variety having the vigorous, upright, well branched growth habit, clean healthy foliage and heavy flower production of the female parent combined with the well-formed high-centered blooms of the male parent.
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