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'Forty-niner' rose Description
'Forty-niner' rose photo
Photo courtesy of Henrique Rodrigues
Availability:
Commercially available
HMF Ratings:
18 favorite votes.  
Average rating: GOOD+.  
ARS:
Red blend Hybrid Tea.
Registration name: Forty-niner
Exhibition name: Forty-niner
Origin:
Bred by Herbert C. Swim (United States, 1949).
Introduced in United States by Armstrong Roses as 'Forty-niner'.
Class:
Hybrid Tea.  
Bloom:
Rose-red, yellow reverse.  Mild fragrance.  Average diameter 3.75".  Medium-large, full (26-40 petals) bloom form.  Blooms in flushes throughout the season.  
Habit:
Compact, upright.  Glossy, dark green, leathery foliage.  
Growing:
USDA zone 6b and warmer.  Vigorous.  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 792   VIEW USPTO PATENT
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