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'Fandango' rose Description
'Fandango (hybrid tea, Swim, 1950)' rose photo
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Medium red Hybrid Tea.
Registration name: Fandango (hybrid tea, Swim, 1950)
Exhibition name: Fandango
Bred by Herbert C. Swim (United States, before 1950).
Introduced in United States by Armstrong Nursery in 1950 as 'Fandango'.
Introduced in Australia by Hazlewood Bros. Pty. Ltd. in 1952 as 'Fandango'.
Hybrid Tea.  
Orange - red.  Bud turkey-red, base yellow.  Moderate fragrance.  16 to 25 petals.  Average diameter 4".  Large, semi-double to double, cluster-flowered, in small clusters, open bloom form.  Blooms in flushes throughout the season.  Ovoid buds.  
Bushy, upright.  Glossy, dark green, leathery foliage.  
USDA zone 6b through 9b (default).  Vigorous.  
United States - Patent No: PP 894  on  8 Nov 1949   VIEW USPTO PATENT
Parentage: Charlotte Armstrong x unnamed seedling
Although the plant patent states that the pollen parent is an "Unnamed Seedling", Herb Swim states a specific parentage in his book Roses - From Dreams To Reality. See REFERENCES