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'Helmut Schmidt' rose Description
'Helmut Schmidt' rose photo
Photo courtesy of Beth's Northern CA Rose Garden
Availability:
Commercially available
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HMF Ratings:
72 favorite votes.  
Average rating: EXCELLENT-.  
ARS:
Medium yellow Hybrid Tea.
Registration name: KORbelma
Exhibition name: Helmut Schmidt
Origin:
Bred by Reimer Kordes (1922-1997) (Germany, before 1977).
Introduced in Australia by Roy H. Rumsey Pty. Ltd. in 1981 as 'Helmut Schmidt'.
Class:
Hybrid Tea.  
Bloom:
Yellow.  Mild fragrance.  30 to 40 petals.  Large bloom form.  Blooms in flushes throughout the season.  
Habit:
Height of 2' to 4' (60 to 120 cm).  Width of 20" to 2' (50 to 60 cm).
Growing:
USDA zone 7b 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.  Requires spring freeze protection (see glossary - Spring freeze protection) .  Can be grown in the ground or in a container (container requires winter protection).  
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