'Hawaii' rose Description
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Orange or orange-red Hybrid Tea.
Registration name: Hawaii (hybrid tea, Boerner, 1960)
Orange - coral. Strong, raspberry, spice fragrance. 33 petals. Average diameter 6". Very large, full (26-40 petals), high-centered bloom form. Blooms in flushes throughout the season. Long, pointed buds.
Upright. Leathery foliage.
USDA zone 7b through 10b. Disease susceptibility: susceptible to Mildew. 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. Requires spring freeze protection (see glossary - Spring freeze protection) .
The State of Hawaii was admitted to the Union on 21 August 1959.