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'Commonwealth' rose Description
'Commonwealth (hybrid tea, Montgomery, 1923)' rose photo
Photo courtesy of Boronkay (Rose Garden Budatétény)
HMF Ratings:
2 favorite votes.  
ARS:
Deep pink Hybrid Tea.
Registration name: Commonwealth
Origin:
Bred by Alexander Montgomery (United States, 1923).
Introduced in United States by A.N. Pierson, Inc. as 'Commonwealth'.
Introduced in Australia by Hazlewood Bros. Pty. Ltd. in 1925 as 'Commonwealth'.
Class:
Hybrid Tea.  
Bloom:
Deep pink.  Moderate fragrance.  Large, double (17-25 petals), borne mostly solitary bloom form.  Blooms in flushes throughout the season.  Pointed buds.  
Habit:
Thornless (or almost), upright.  Dark green, leathery foliage.  
Growing:
USDA zone 7b and warmer.  Can be used for cut flower or garden.  Protect tender new spring growth from hard freezes that may cause canker, die-back and death of the plant. .  Remove spent blooms to encourage re-bloom.  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.  Remove old canes and dead or diseased wood..  Requires spring freeze protection (see glossary - Spring freeze protection) .  
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