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'Buccaneer' rose Description
'Buccaneer' rose photo
Photo courtesy of Mike Gleason's Rose Gardens
Availability:
Commercially available
HMF Ratings:
19 favorite votes.  
Average rating: GOOD+.  
ARS:
Medium yellow Grandiflora.
Registration name: Buccaneer
Exhibition name: Buccaneer
Origin:
Bred by Herbert C. Swim (United States, 1952).
Introduced in United States by Armstrong Nursery in 1952 as 'Buccaneer'.
Class:
Grandiflora, Hybrid Tea.  
Bloom:
Yellow.  Strong, tea fragrance.  30 to 38 petals.  Medium to large, double (17-25 petals) bloom form.  Blooms in flushes throughout the season.  
Habit:
Matte, dark green foliage.  
Height of up to 4' (up to 120 cm).  
Growing:
USDA zone 6b and warmer.  Disease susceptibility: very disease resistant.  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 1,119   VIEW USPTO PATENT
Notes:
Mentioned in the American Rose Annual 1952 as one of the New Roses of the World.