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'Eclipse' rose Description
'Eclipse (hybrid tea, Nicolas, 1935)' rose photo
Photo courtesy of Henrique Rodrigues Vivián
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Average rating: EXCELLENT-.  
Light yellow Hybrid Tea.
Registration name: Eclipse
Bred by Jean Henri (J.H.) Nicolas (United States, 1935).
Introduced in United States by Jackson & Perkins Co. (Newark, NY) in 1935 as 'Eclipse'.
Introduced in Australia by Hazlewood Bros. Pty. Ltd. in 1936 as 'Eclipse'.
Introduced in France by Meilland et Cie in 1937 as 'Eclipse'.
Hybrid Tea.  
Golden-yellow, red shading, ages to lighter .  Moderate fragrance.  28 petals.  Very large, double (17-25 petals), cupped, open bloom form.  Blooms in flushes throughout the season.  
Height of 42" to 5' (105 to 150 cm).  Width of up to 4' (up to 120 cm).
USDA zone 6b through 9b (default).  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 172  on  7 Apr 1936   VIEW USPTO PATENT
'Eclipse' first bloomed on the day of a solar eclipse on 31 August 1932, hence its name.