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'Anna' rose Description
'Anna (hybrid tea, Pekmez, 1990)' rose photo
Photo courtesy of Maurice REYBAUD
Availability:
Commercially available
Synonyms:
HMF Ratings:
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ARS:
Light pink Hybrid Tea.
Exhibition name: Anna
Origin:
Bred by Paul Pekmez (France, 1990).
Introduced in France by NIRP International in 1994 as 'Anna'.
Class:
Florists Rose, Hybrid Tea.  
Bloom:
Cream, light pink shading.  Mild fragrance.  30 to 35 petals.  Average diameter 1.75".  Small to medium, full (26-40 petals), borne mostly solitary, high-centered to flat bloom form.  Blooms in flushes throughout the season.  Medium, long, pointed buds.  
Habit:
Medium, thornless (or almost), upright.  Large, semi-glossy, dark green, dense foliage.  
Height of 31" to 39" (80 to 100 cm).  Width of up to 2' (up to 60 cm).
Growing:
USDA zone 6b and warmer.  Vigorous.  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.  Requires spring freeze protection (see glossary - Spring freeze protection) .  
Patents:
United States - Patent No: PP 8,277  on  29 Jun 1993   VIEW USPTO PATENT
Application No: 07/813,150  on  23 Dec 1991
seed parent the variety known as `Coquette` (U.S. Plant Pat. No. 4,019) and as pollen parent an unnamed and unpatented seedling of my creation.
Notes:
Large blooms that are creamy ivory, tinged with pink...