'Henry Fonda' rose Description
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Deep yellow Hybrid Tea.Registration name: JACyesExhibition name:
Deep yellow. None to mild fragrance. 20 to 25 petals. Average diameter 4.75". Very large, double (17-25 petals), borne mostly solitary bloom form. Blooms in flushes throughout the season. Long, pointed, ovoid buds.
Tall, upright. Medium, glossy, dark green foliage.
Height of 5' (150 cm).
USDA zone 7b through 10b. Can be used for beds and borders, cut flower or garden. 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).
United States - Patent No: PP 9,390 on 5 Dec 1995 VIEW USPTO PATENT
Application No: 08/327,007 on 21 Oct 1994
The seed parent of 'Baron Girod de l'Ain' is doubtful. Refer Patent and comments.