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'Corpus Christi' rose Description
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Dark red Hybrid Tea.
Registration name: Corpus Christi
Exhibition name: Corpus Christi
Bred by O.L. Weeks (1912-2002) (United States, 1985).
Introduced in United States by Weeks Wholesale Rose Grower, Inc. in 1985 as 'Corpus Christi'.
Hybrid Tea.  
Dark red.  Moderate fragrance.  Large, full (26-40 petals) bloom form.  Blooms in flushes throughout the season.  
Bushy, spreading, upright.  Large, semi-glossy, medium green foliage.  
USDA zone 6b through 9b (default).  Can be used for beds and borders, cut flower or garden.  Protect tender new spring growth from hard freezes that may cause canker, die-back and death of the plant. .  Remove spent blooms to encourage re-bloom.  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.  Remove old canes and dead or diseased wood..  
United States - Patent No: PP 5,854   VIEW USPTO PATENT