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'Los Angeles' rose Description
'Los Angeles' rose photo
Photo courtesy of Robert Neil Rippetoe
Availability:
Commercially available
HMF Ratings:
21 favorite votes.  
ARS:
Orange-pink Hybrid Tea.
Registration name: Los Angeles
Origin:
Bred by Frederick Huber Howard (United States, 1916).
Introduced in Australia by Hazlewood Bros. Pty. Ltd. in before 1921 as 'Los Angeles'.
Class:
Hybrid Tea, Pernetiana.  
Bloom:
Salmon-pink, golden-yellow undertones, apricot undertones.  Strong fragrance.  Large, semi-double (9-16 petals), borne mostly solitary, open bloom form.  Blooms in flushes throughout the season.  
Habit:
Upright, well-branched.  
Height of up to 2' (up to 60 cm).  
Growing:
USDA zone 6b and warmer.  Vigorous.  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.  
Notes:
Differences of opinion about parentage, see References.


Los Angeles was founded by Spanish settlers 4 September 1781.

 
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