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'TWObe' rose Description
'Sheer Elegance ™' rose photo
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Orange-pink Hybrid Tea.
Registration name: TWObe
Exhibition name: Sheer Elegance ™
Bred by Jerry F. Twomey (United States, 1989).
Introduced in United States by DeVor-Brown Rose Company Archive in 1990 as 'Sheer Elegance'.
Hybrid Tea.  
Orange-pink.  Musk fragrance.  43 petals.  Large, double (17-25 petals), high-centered bloom form.  Blooms in flushes throughout the season.  
Height of 42" (105 cm).  Width of 30" (75 cm).
USDA zone 6b and warmer.  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.  
United States - Patent No: PP 7,901  on  7 Jul 1992   VIEW USPTO PATENT
Application No: 07/611,512  on  13 Nov 1990
According to the New Zealand Plant Variety Rights (PVR) web page, application for a PVR Grant for this rose was made May 18, 1993 and granted May 8, 1995 (PVR Grant No. 949). The breeder's Reference for this rose is Twobe. The New Zealand Trade Name is 'Sheer Elegance'. This PVR Grant expires May 8, 2018.