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'Antigua' rose Description
'Antigua (hybrid tea, Warriner, 1974)' rose photo
Photo courtesy of Sue Montoya
Availability:
Commercially available
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HMF Ratings:
23 favorite votes.  
Average rating: GOOD.  
ARS:
Apricot or apricot blend Hybrid Tea.
Registration name: JACtig
Exhibition name: Antigua
Origin:
Bred by William A. Warriner (United States, 1974).
Introduced in United States by Jackson & Perkins Co. as 'Antigua'.
Class:
Hybrid Tea.  
Bloom:
Apricot or apricot blend.  Mild, strong fragrance.  Large, double (17-25 petals) bloom form.  Blooms in flushes throughout the season.  
Habit:
Height of 3' (90 cm).  Width of 2' (60 cm).
Growing:
USDA zone 6b through 9b (default).  
Patents:
United States - Patent No: PP 3,431  on  8 Jan 1974   VIEW USPTO PATENT
Notes:
On 1 November 1981 Antigua achieved nationhood.