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'Bewitched' rose Description
'Bewitched (hybrid tea, Lammerts, 1967)' rose photo
Photo courtesy of anonymous-92799
Availability:
Commercially available
HMF Ratings:
46 favorite votes.  
Average rating: EXCELLENT.  
ARS:
Medium pink Hybrid Tea.
Registration name: Bewitched
Exhibition name: Bewitched
Origin:
Bred by Dr. Walter E. Lammerts (United States, 1967).
Introduced in United States by Germain's (Germain Seed & Plant Co.) as 'Bewitched'.
Class:
Hybrid Tea.  
Bloom:
Pink.  Moderate, damask fragrance.  27 to 30 petals.  Average diameter 5".  Very large, full (26-40 petals), borne mostly solitary, high-centered, nodding or "weak neck" bloom form.  Blooms in flushes throughout the season.  
Habit:
Medium, rounded.  Large, glossy, medium green, holly-like foliage.  
Height of up to 5' (up to 150 cm).  Width of up to 4' (up to 120 cm).
Growing:
USDA zone 4b through 9b.  Can be used for beds and borders, cut flower or garden.  Vigorous.  heat tolerant.  Requires spring freeze protection (see glossary - Spring freeze protection) .  Can be grown in the ground or in a container (container requires winter protection).  
Patents:
United States - Patent No: PP 2,755  on  18 Jul 1967   VIEW USPTO PATENT
Notes:
Treloar Roses says Bewitched is a good rose for a warm climate as it holds its color in mid-summer heat...
Arena Rose Co.'s Catalog 2000 says blooms of Bewitched open as phlox pink and offer a rich Damask fragrance...