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'Let Freedom Ring ™' rose Description
'Let Freedom Ring ™' rose photo
Photo courtesy of Nana2022
Availability:
Commercially available
HMF Ratings:
36 favorite votes.  
Average rating: EXCELLENT.  
ARS:
Medium red Hybrid Tea.
Registration name: WEKearman
Exhibition name: Let Freedom Ring ™
Origin:
Bred by Ernest Earman (United States, 2004).
Introduced in United States by Weeks Wholesale Rose Grower, Inc. in 2006.
Introduced in Australia by Wagner's Rose Nursery in 2017 as 'The Mandalay Rose'.
Class:
Unknown, Hybrid Tea.  
Bloom:
Red.  (more red in cool conditions) [Nearly black buds, strawberry-red blooms].  Moderate, tea fragrance.  24 to 32 petals.  Average diameter 5".  Large, double (17-25 petals), borne mostly solitary, high-centered to cupped bloom form.  Prolific, continuous (perpetual) bloom throughout the season.  Long sepals buds.  
Habit:
Tall, upright.  Medium, matte, medium green foliage.  
Height of 5¼' to 6¼' (160 to 190 cm).  Width of 20" to 26" (50 to 65 cm).
Growing:
USDA zone 6b through 9b (default).  Can be used for cut flower or garden.  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.  
Breeder's notes:
Long stems; excellent flower form, light red color
Patents:
United States - Patent No: PP 17,821  on  19 Jun 2007   VIEW USPTO PATENT

A new variety of Hybrid Tea rose suitable for garden decoration, having
flowers of strawberry red coloration.



Inventors:
Earman, Jr.; Ernest (Alexandria, VA)
Assignee:

Weeks Wholesale Rose Grower, Inc.
(Upland,
CA)


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