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'Eiffel Tower' rose Description
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Medium pink Hybrid Tea.
Registration name: Eiffel Tower
Exhibition name: Eiffel Tower
Bred by David L. Armstrong (United States, before 1963). Bred by Herbert C. Swim (United States, before 1963).
Introduced in United States by Armstrong Roses in 1963 as 'Eiffel Tower'.
Introduced by Unknown (Australia) in 1965 as 'Eiffel Tower'.
Hybrid Tea.  
Pink.  Strong fragrance.  35 petals.  Average diameter 5".  Very large, full (26-40 petals), exhibition, high-centered bloom form.  Blooms in flushes throughout the season.  Long buds.  
Upright.  Semi-glossy, leathery foliage.  

Height: up to 5' (up to 150cm).  Width: up to 4' (up to 120cm).
USDA zone 6b and warmer.  Vigorous.  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.  
United States - Patent No: PP 2,332  on  24 Dec 1963   VIEW USPTO PATENT
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