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'President Herbert Hoover' rose Description
'President Hoover' rose photo
Photo courtesy of Henrique Rodrigues Vivián
Availability:
Commercially available
Synonyms:
HMF Ratings:
40 favorite votes.  
Average rating: EXCELLENT-.  
ARS:
Pink blend Hybrid Tea.
Origin:
Bred by L.B. Coddington (United States, 1930).
Introduced in Australia by Hazlewood Bros. Pty. Ltd. in 1931 as 'President Hoover'.
Class:
Hybrid Tea, Pernetiana.  
Bloom:
Copper and orange, pink shading, ages to yellow .  Moderate, spice fragrance.  25 petals.  Large, double (17-25 petals), borne mostly solitary bloom form.  Blooms in flushes throughout the season.  
Habit:
Medium, armed with thorns / prickles, upright.  Leathery foliage.  
Height of 2' to 32" (60 to 80 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:
Herbert Clark Hoover, 31st president of the United States, was born on 10 August 1874 in West Branch, Iowa. He died on 20 October 1964 in New York City.


This rose was introduced on the day Hoover was elected President in 1928. President Herbert Hoover was inaugurated on 4 March 1929.


Rose Barni says the color of the blooms is orange, pink and yellow...

 
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