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'Valentine' rose Description
'Valentine (floribunda, Swim, 1951)' rose photo
Photo courtesy of vossner
Availability:
Commercially available
HMF Ratings:
30 favorite votes.  
Average rating: EXCELLENT.  
ARS:
Medium red Floribunda.
Registration name: Valentine
Exhibition name: Valentine
Origin:
Bred by Herbert C. Swim (United States, 1951).
Introduced in United States by Armstrong Roses as 'Valentine'.
Introduced in Australia by Hazlewood Bros. Pty. Ltd. in 1952 as 'Valentine'.
Class:
Floribunda, Polyantha.  
Bloom:
Red.  Mild fragrance.  Average diameter 2.75".  Medium, double (17-25 petals), cluster-flowered, in large clusters bloom form.  Blooms in flushes throughout the season.  
Habit:
Bushy, compact, spreading, thornless (or almost).  Dark green foliage.  
Height of 3' to 4' (90 to 120 cm).  
Growing:
USDA zone 5b through 9b.  Heat tolerant.  
Patents:
United States - Patent No: PP 1,029  on  7 Aug 1951   VIEW USPTO PATENT
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