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'Samantha ®' rose Description
'Samantha ® (hybrid tea, Warriner 1974)' rose photo
Photo courtesy of SteveinAus
Availability:
Commercially available
Synonyms:
HMF Ratings:
28 favorite votes.  
ARS:
Medium red Hybrid Tea.
Registration name: JACmantha
Exhibition name: Samantha ®
Origin:
Bred by William A. Warriner (United States, 1974).
Introduced in United States by Jackson & Perkins Co. as 'Samantha'.
Class:
Florists Rose, Hybrid Tea.  
Bloom:
Red.  Flowers current red.  Mild fragrance.  30 to 40 petals.  Medium to large, full (26-40 petals), borne mostly solitary, cluster-flowered, in small clusters, classic hybrid tea, high-centered bloom form.  Blooms in flushes throughout the season.  Pointed, ovoid buds.  
Habit:
Upright.  Medium, leathery foliage.  
Height of up to 4¼' (up to 130 cm).  
Growing:
USDA zone 6b and warmer.  Can be used for cut flower.  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 3,727   VIEW USPTO PATENT
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