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'Hondo' rose Description
'Hondo (hybrid tea, Perry, 1998)' rose photo
Photo courtesy of Seil
Availability:
Commercially available
HMF Ratings:
18 favorite votes.  
Average rating: GOOD+.  
ARS:
Yellow blend Hybrid Tea.
Registration name: Hondo
Exhibition name: Hondo
Origin:
Bred by Astor Perry (United States, 1989).
Class:
Hybrid Tea.  
Bloom:
Yellow blend.  Flowers medium yellow with red-purple tips, aging to red-purple.  Moderate fragrance.  33 petals.  Large, full (26-40 petals) bloom form.  Blooms in flushes throughout the season.  
Habit:
Medium, upright.  Large, matte, dark green foliage.  
Growing:
USDA zone 7b and warmer.  Can be used for cut flower or garden.  Heat tolerant.  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) .  
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