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'Babe Ruth' rose Description
'Babe Ruth (hybrid tea, Howard, 1950)' rose photo
Photo courtesy of Yankee Doodle Stevie
HMF Ratings:
13 favorite votes.  
ARS:
Orange-pink Hybrid Tea.
Registration name: Babe Ruth
Exhibition name: Babe Ruth
Origin:
Bred by Frederick Huber Howard (United States, 1950).
Introduced in Australia by Hazlewood Bros. Pty. Ltd. in 1952 as 'Babe Ruth'.
Class:
Hybrid Tea.  
Bloom:
Coral.  Strong fragrance.  35 to 40 petals.  Average diameter 4.25".  Large, full (26-40 petals), cupped bloom form.  Blooms in flushes throughout the season.  Ovoid buds.  
Habit:
Medium, upright.  Glossy, bronze-green, leathery foliage.  
Growing:
USDA zone 6b through 9b (default).  Can be used for cut flower or garden.  Vigorous.  
Patents:
United States - Patent No: PP 996   VIEW USPTO PATENT
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