'Freedom ®' rose Description
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Deep yellow Hybrid Tea.Registration name: DICjem
Deep yellow. Strong fragrance. Average diameter 3.5". Large, double (17-25 petals) bloom form. Blooms in flushes throughout the season.
Height of up to 30" (up to 75 cm). Width of up to 2' (up to 60 cm).
USDA zone 6b and warmer. 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) . Can be grown in the ground or in a container (container requires winter protection).
February 1st is Freedom Day. On February 1, 1865, President Abraham Lincoln approved the 13th Amendment to the U.S. Consitution which abolished slavery.