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'Heat Wave' rose Description
'Heat Wave' rose photo
Photo courtesy of Cyberose2
Availability:
Commercially available
Synonyms:
HMF Ratings:
13 favorite votes.  
ARS:
Orange or orange-red Floribunda.
Registration name: Heat Wave
Exhibition name: Heat Wave
Origin:
Bred by Herbert C. Swim (United States, 1958).
Introduced in United States by Armstrong Nursery in 1958 as 'Heat Wave'.
Introduced by Unknown (Australia) in 1960 as 'Heat Wave'.
Class:
Floribunda.  
Bloom:
Orange or orange-red.  Mild fragrance.  up to 30 petals.  Average diameter 4".  Large, double (17-25 petals), cluster-flowered, in small clusters, cupped bloom form.  Blooms in flushes throughout the season.  
Habit:
Bushy, upright.  Semi-glossy, dark green foliage.  
Growing:
USDA zone 6b through 10b.  Vigorous.  
Patents:
United States - Patent No: PP 1,786  on  30 Dec 1958   VIEW USPTO PATENT
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