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'Tommy Bright' rose Description
'Tommy Bright' rose photo
Photo courtesy of jedmar
Availability:
Commercially available
HMF Ratings:
5 favorite votes.  
ARS:
Medium red Floribunda.
Registration name: Tommy Bright
Origin:
Bred by Eugene S. "Gene" Boerner (United States, 1961).
Introduced in United States by Jackson & Perkins Co. in 1961 as 'Tommy Bright'.
Class:
Floribunda, Florists Rose.  
Bloom:
Scarlet.  Moderate fragrance.  35 to 40 petals.  Average diameter 3.5".  Large, full (26-40 petals), cluster-flowered, in small clusters, cupped bloom form.  Blooms in flushes throughout the season.  
Habit:
Upright.  Leathery foliage.  
Growing:
USDA zone 6b and warmer.  Can be used for beds and borders, cut flower or garden.  Very 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.  
Patents:
United States - Patent No: PP 2,129  on  30 Jan 1962   VIEW USPTO PATENT
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