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'Hurst Gem' rose Description
'Hurst Gem' rose photo
Photo courtesy of Patricia Routley
HMF Ratings:
3 favorite votes.  
ARS:
Orange blend Polyantha.
Registration name: Hurst Gem
Exhibition name: Hurst Gem
Origin:
Discovered by Elisha J. Hicks (United Kingdom, 1931).
Class:
Polyantha.  
Bloom:
Orange-red.  Orange-scarlet.  Small, semi-double (9-16 petals), cluster-flowered bloom form.  Blooms in flushes throughout the season.  
Habit:
Short.  
Growing:
USDA zone 6b and warmer.  Can be used for beds and borders.  
Notes:
A later reference quotes the parentage as a sport of 'Orleans Rose'
Early references quote this rose is a sport of 'Orange King'. However, it is not known which 'Orange King':
Orange King (polyantha, Cutbush, 1922) or
Orange King (polyantha, Wezelenburg, 1926)
 
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