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'Hopie Girl' rose Description
'Hopie Girl' rose photo
Photo courtesy of Rosaholic's Southern California Garden
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HMF Ratings:
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Average rating: EXCELLENT.  
Light yellow Hybrid Tea.
Registration name: Reshopie
Exhibition name: Hopie Girl
Bred by John & Robyn Sheldon (United States, 2003).
Introduced in United States by Certified Nurseries in 2004 as 'Hopie Girl'.
Hybrid Tea.  
Light yellow.  Mild fragrance.  24 to 32 petals.  Average diameter 4".  Medium to large, double (17-25 petals), borne mostly solitary, classic hybrid tea, exhibition, high-centered bloom form.  Blooms in flushes throughout the season.  
Medium, upright.  Medium, matte, medium green foliage.  

Height: 4' to 6' (120 to 185cm).  Width: 2' to 4' (60 to 120cm).
USDA zone 6b through 9b (default).  Can be grown as a shrub.  Disease susceptibility: disease resistant, susceptible to blackspot .  Remove spent blooms to encourage re-bloom.  Feed this rose well.  Prune dead wood.  Requires good cultivation if it is to perform its best.  
Breeder's notes:
Hopie Girl is a non phototropic exhibition Hybrid tea. With proper pruning it can easily reach well over 6 feet in warmer climates. Fall is the best time of year for this rose.
Patent status unknown (to HelpMeFind).
Removal of the terminal bud when it first begins to develop will result in beautiful hybrid tea sprays of 3 to 6 blooms. Hopie Girl consistently produces blooms with exhibition form, especially in the Fall.
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