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'Maria Stern' rose Description
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Orange blend Hybrid Tea.
Registration name: Maria Stern
Bred by Brownell Family (United States, before 1968).
Introduced in United States by Stern's Nursery in 1969 as 'Maria Stern'.
Hybrid Tea.   (Series: Sub-Zero Series)  
Orange blend.  Strong fragrance.  Blooms in flushes throughout the season.  

Height: 4' (120cm).  
USDA zone 4b through 8b.  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.  
United States - Patent No: PP 2,959  on  20 Jan 1970   VIEW USPTO PATENT
Application No: 715,111  on  21 Mar 1968
“Seed parent - Red Duchess’ Plant Patent No. 846.”
The seed parent is quoted in the references as 'Tip Toes'. The Plant Patent quotes 'Red Duchess'.

Maria Stern was the wife of Otto A Stern, owner of Stern's Nursery, Geneva, NY.