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'Red Masterpiece' rose Description
'Red Masterpiece (Hybrid Tea, Warriner, 1974)' rose photo
Photo courtesy of Sarah's North Texas Garden
Availability:
Commercially available
Synonyms:
JACder
HMF Ratings:
34 favorite votes.  
Average rating: EXCELLENT-.  
ARS:
Dark red Hybrid Tea.
Registration name: JACder
Exhibition name: Red Masterpiece
Origin:
Bred by William A. Warriner (United States, 1974).
Introduced in United States by Jackson & Perkins Co. as 'Red Masterpiece'.
Class:
Hybrid Tea.  
Bloom:
Dark red.  Strong, old rose fragrance.  30 petals.  Large, double (17-25 petals), high-centered bloom form.  Blooms in flushes throughout the season.  
Habit:
Height of 4' (120 cm).  Width of 3' (90 cm).
Growing:
USDA zone 7b and warmer.  Heat tolerant.  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.  Requires spring freeze protection (see glossary - Spring freeze protection) .  
Patents:
United States - Patent No: PP 3,508   VIEW USPTO PATENT
Notes:
GCoolbaugh writes: I purchased this rose in 2002 and have had gorgeous flowers on it, and they seem to last forever once they open.