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'Red Devil' rose Description
'Red Devil (hybrid tea, Dickson, 1965)' rose photo
Photo courtesy of mashamcl
Availability:
Commercially available
Synonyms:
HMF Ratings:
43 favorite votes.  
Average rating: EXCELLENT-.  
ARS:
Medium red Hybrid Tea.
Registration name: DICam
Origin:
Bred by Alexander Dickson III (United Kingdom, before 1965).
Introduced in United States by Jackson & Perkins Co. in 1970 as 'Red Devil'.
Class:
Hybrid Tea.  
Bloom:
Scarlet.  Strong fragrance.  72 to 75 petals.  Large, very full (41+ petals), high-centered bloom form.  Blooms in flushes throughout the season.  
Habit:
Height of 3' to 6' 7" (90 to 200 cm).  Width of 2' to 4' (60 to 120 cm).
Growing:
USDA zone 4b through 9b.  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.  
Patents:
United States - Patent No: PP 3,037  on  6 Apr 1971   VIEW USPTO PATENT
Application  on  2 May 1969
...Seedling of Silver Lining Prima Ballerina
Notes:
Arena Rose Co.'s Catalog 2000 says Coeur d'Amour has large, heavily petalled blooms of scarlet-crimson with a lighter reverse... It is more widely known as 'Red Devil'...


The Parentage we list is from Patrick Dickson [see References] for more information.