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'Ravel' rose Description
'Ravel (hybrid tea, Steenks 1994)' rose photo
Photo courtesy of Cliff's High Desert Garden Archival Dec, 2011 last updated 101812
Availability:
Commercially available
Synonyms:
HMF Ratings:
10 favorite votes.  
ARS:
Deep pink Hybrid Tea.
Exhibition name: Ravel
Origin:
Discovered by J.E. Steenks (Netherlands, 1994).
Introduced in Netherlands by De Ruiter's Nieuwe Rozen B.V. in 1994 as 'Ravel'.
Class:
Florists Rose, Hybrid Tea.  
Bloom:
Deep pink.  None / no fragrance.  25 to 30 petals.  Average diameter 5".  Medium to large, double (17-25 petals), high-centered bloom form.  Blooms in flushes throughout the season.  
Habit:
Height of 5' 11" (180 cm).  
Growing:
USDA zone 6b 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.  
Patents:
United States - Patent No: PP 8,632  on  8 Mar 1994   VIEW USPTO PATENT
Application No: 999605  on  31 Dec 1992
Inventor: J.E. Steenks (Baarlo, NL). Assignee: De Ruiter's Nieuwe Rozen B.V. (Hazerswoude, NL)... discovered as a natural whole plant mutation in a controlled planting of the variety known as RUIdriko (USPP007362)... dark pink flowers...
Notes:
28 December 1937, composer Maurice Ravel died in Paris.