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'Elizabeth Taylor' rose Description
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Photo courtesy of Cliff's High Desert Garden Archival Dec, 2011 last updated 101812
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Deep pink Hybrid Tea.
Registration name: Elizabeth Taylor
Bred by Von C. Weddle (United States, 1985).
Hybrid Tea.  
Deep pink, darker edges.  Flowers deep pink with smoky edges.  Mild to strong, spice fragrance.  30 to 35 petals.  Average diameter 5".  Large, full (26-40 petals), borne mostly solitary, exhibition, high-centered, reflexed bloom form.  Blooms in flushes throughout the season.  Medium, long, pointed buds.  
Tall, upright.  Large, semi-glossy, dark green, dense foliage.  
Height of 5' to 6' (150 to 185 cm).  
USDA zone 6b and warmer.  Can be used for cut flower or garden.  Very 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.  
United States - Patent No: PP 6,492  on  27 Dec 1988   VIEW USPTO PATENT
Elizabeth Taylor was born on February 27, 1932.