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'Wildfire ™' rose Description
'Wildfire ™ (hybrid tea, Zary 2004)' rose photo
Photo courtesy of Henrique Rodrigues Vivián
Availability:
Commercially available
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HMF Ratings:
13 favorite votes.  
Average rating: EXCELLENT-.  
ARS:
Orange or orange-red Hybrid Tea.
Registration name: JACdouce
Exhibition name: Wildfire ™
Origin:
Bred by Dr. Keith W. Zary (United States, 2004).
Introduced in United States by Jackson & Perkins Co. in 2004 as 'Wildfire'.
Class:
Hybrid Tea.  
Bloom:
Orange blend, yellow reverse.  None / no fragrance.  26 to 40 petals.  Average diameter 3.5".  Medium, full (26-40 petals), borne mostly solitary, classic hybrid tea bloom form.  Continuous (perpetual) bloom throughout the season.  
Habit:
Medium, upright.  Glossy, dark green foliage.  
Height of up to 5' 11" (up to 180 cm).  
Growing:
USDA zone 6b through 9b (default).  Can be used for cut flower or garden.  Very vigorous.  Remove spent blooms to encourage re-bloom.  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.  
Patents:
United States - Patent No: PP 16,186  on  3 Jan 2006   VIEW USPTO PATENT
Application  on  18 May 2004
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