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'Honey Dijon ™' rose Description
'Honey Dijon ™ (Hybrid Tea, Sproul, 2003)' rose photo
Photo courtesy of Scott and Marlene's Rose Garden
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HMF Ratings:
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Average rating: EXCELLENT-.  
Russet Grandiflora.
Registration name: WEKsproulses
Exhibition name: Honey Dijon ™
Bred by James A. Sproul (United States, 2003).
Introduced in United States by Weeks Wholesale Rose Grower, Inc. in 2005 as 'Honey Dijon'.
Introduced in Australia by Swane's Nursery/Swane Bros Pty Ltd in 2006.
Introduced in United Kingdom by C & K Jones in 2007 as 'Honey Dijon'.
Tan.  Mild to strong, fruity fragrance.  26 to 40 petals.  Average diameter 4.25".  Medium to large, full (26-40 petals), in small clusters, formal bloom form.  Blooms in flushes throughout the season.  
Medium, bushy, upright.  Medium, glossy, dark green foliage.  
Height of 5' (150 cm).  
USDA zone 6b through 9b (default).  Can be used for garden, hedge or shrub.  Very vigorous.  Protect tender new spring growth from hard freezes that may cause canker, die-back and death of the plant. .  Remove spent blooms to encourage re-bloom.  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.  Remove old canes and dead or diseased wood..  
Breeder's notes:
Lasting novel color, good vigor, classic form.
Australia - Patent No: 2007/081  on  18 Dec 2008
Application No: 2007/081  on  2007   VIEW PBR PATENT
This patent indicates that Tom Carruth is the breeder
United States - Patent No: PP 17,822  on  19 Jun 2007   VIEW USPTO PATENT
Application  on  23 Nov 2005