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'American Hero ™' rose Description
'American Hero ™' rose photo
Photo courtesy of Mark Vollmer's Rose Garden
Availability:
Commercially available
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HMF Ratings:
12 favorite votes.  
Average rating: EXCELLENT.  
ARS:
Medium red Hybrid Tea.
Registration name: JACvetor
Exhibition name: American Hero ™
Origin:
Bred by Dr. Keith W. Zary (United States, 2001).
Class:
Hybrid Tea.  
Bloom:
Red.  None to mild, sweet fragrance.  35 to 40 petals.  Average diameter 2".  Small, full (26-40 petals) bloom form.  Blooms in flushes throughout the season.  
Habit:
Medium, thornless (or almost).  Glossy foliage.  
Height of 5' (150 cm).  Width of 4' (120 cm).
Growing:
USDA zone 7b and warmer.  Can be used for cut flower or garden.  Heat tolerant.  Disease susceptibility: very disease resistant.  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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