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'Commandant Cousteau' rose Description
'Commandant Cousteau (hybrid tea, Adam, 1993)' rose photo
Photo courtesy of Rosaplant
Availability:
Commercially available
HMF Ratings:
52 favorite votes.  
Average rating: EXCELLENT.  
ARS:
Dark red Hybrid Tea.
Registration name: ADHarman
Exhibition name: Lasting Love ®
Origin:
Bred by Michel Adam (France, 1993).
Introduced in United States by Weeks Wholesale Rose Grower, Inc. in 2005.
Class:
Hybrid Tea.  
Bloom:
Dark red.  Strong, fruity, rose fragrance.  24 to 34 petals.  Average diameter 4".  Large, very double, borne mostly solitary, cupped, high-centered bloom form.  Blooms in flushes throughout the season.  
Habit:
Medium, bushy, compact, upright.  Large, glossy, dark green foliage.  
Height of 31" to 39" (80 to 100 cm).  Width of 20" to 2' (50 to 60 cm).
Growing:
USDA zone 7b 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.  Requires spring freeze protection (see glossary - Spring freeze protection) .  
Patents:
European Union - Application No: 96/0560  on  22 Mar 1996
Breeder: Michel Adam
Notes:
According to the site of l'Associazione Italiana della Rosa parentage of this rose is 'Grand Huit' x MEItulandi.
Participated in the 1995 Monza Competition (Source: Website Roseto Niso Fumagalli).
 
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