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'Dick Wilcox' rose Description

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HMF Ratings:
6 favorite votes.  
ARS:
Dark red Hybrid Tea.
Registration name: Dick Wilcox
Origin:
Bred by Brownell Family (United States, 1949).
Class:
Hybrid Tea.  Sub-Zero Series.  
Bloom:
Rose-red.  Mild, strong fragrance.  50 to 60 petals.  Average diameter 5.5".  Large, double (17-25 petals), high-centered bloom form.  Blooms in flushes throughout the season.  
Growing:
USDA zone 6b through 9b (default).  
Patents:
United States - Patent No: PP 845   VIEW USPTO PATENT
Notes:
According to the American Rose Annual 1950, on June 7, 1949, A US Patent for Dick Wilcox was issued to Josephine D. Brownell, Little Compton, Rhode Island.


This rose is named for a rosarian affiliated with the University of Minnesota who discovered that Dr. Brownell's roses could overwinter in the coldest areas of the United States.