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'Red Velvet' rose Description
'Red Velvet (hybrid tea, Evers/Tantau, 1994)' rose photo
Photo courtesy of Deborah Nelson
Availability:
Commercially available
Synonyms:
HMF Ratings:
8 favorite votes.  
ARS:
Dark red Hybrid Tea.
Registration name: TANorelav
Origin:
Bred by Hans J├╝rgen Evers (Germany, 1994).
Introduced in Germany by Rosen-Tantau/Tantau Roses in 1994 as 'Red Velvet'.
Class:
Florists Rose, Hybrid Tea.  
Bloom:
Dark red.  35 petals.  Average diameter 4.25".  Blooms in flushes throughout the season.  
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:
New Zealand - Patent No: 1151  on  23 Sep 1996
Application No: ROS516  on  2 Mar 1995
PVR Terminated: November 15, 1999.
Parentage:
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Notes:
Carlton Rose Nurseries says this is currently probably the best florist red worldwide... dark red outer petals and very dark, tough foliage...
 
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