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'Nocturne' rose Description
'Nocturne (hybrid tea, Swim, 1947)' rose photo
Photo courtesy of CybeRose
Availability:
Commercially available
HMF Ratings:
16 favorite votes.  
Average rating: EXCELLENT-.  
ARS:
Dark red Hybrid Tea.
Registration name: Nocturne
Exhibition name: Nocturne
Origin:
Bred by Herbert C. Swim (United States, 1947).
Introduced in United States by Armstrong Nursery in 1947 as 'Nocturne'.
Class:
Hybrid Tea.  
Bloom:
Crimson, red shading.  Moderate, spice fragrance.  20 to 28 petals.  Average diameter 4.5".  Large, very double, cupped, reflexed bloom form.  Blooms in flushes throughout the season.  Long, pointed buds.  
Habit:
Bushy, upright.  Dark green, leathery foliage.  
Height of 4' (120 cm).  
Growing:
USDA zone 7b and warmer.  Can be used for cut flower or garden.  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.  
Patents:
United States - Patent No: PP 713  on  22 Oct 1946   VIEW USPTO PATENT
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