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'St Johns College' rose Description
'Gemini (hybrid tea, Zary 1999)' rose photo
Photo courtesy of Stan V (Bearrose54)
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Pink blend Hybrid Tea.
Registration name: JACnepal
Exhibition name: Gemini
Bred by Dr. Keith W. Zary (United States, 1991).
Introduced in United States by Bear Creek Gardens, Inc. in 1999 as 'Gemini'.
Hybrid Tea.  
Pink blend, pink edges.  Mild fragrance.  25 to 30 petals.  Average diameter 5".  Double (17-25 petals), borne mostly solitary, high-centered bloom form.  Blooms in flushes throughout the season.  
Upright, well-branched.  Glossy, dark green foliage.  
Height of 4' to 6' (120 to 185 cm).  Width of 3' (90 cm).
USDA zone 7b and warmer.  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.  Requires spring freeze protection (see glossary - Spring freeze protection) .  Can be grown in the ground or in a container (container requires winter protection).  
United States - Patent No: PP 11,691  on  12 Dec 2000   VIEW USPTO PATENT
Internal breeder code: 91-11818