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'Oldtimer' rose Description
'Oldtimer' rose photo
Photo courtesy of Dianne's Southwest Idaho Rose Garden
Availability:
Commercially available
HMF Ratings:
50 favorite votes.  
Average rating: GOOD+.  
ARS:
Orange blend Hybrid Tea.
Registration name: Oldtimer
Exhibition name: Oldtimer
Origin:
Bred by Reimer Kordes (1922-1997) (Germany, 1969).
Introduced in South Africa by Herholdt's Nursery/J.A. Herholdt in before 1970 as 'Coppertone'.
Introduced by Unknown (Australia) in 1971 as 'Oldtimer'.
Class:
Hybrid Tea.  
Bloom:
Yellow, amber shading, copper shading.  Apricot.  Mild, fruity fragrance.  25 to 30 petals.  Average diameter 4".  Large, full (26-40 petals), borne mostly solitary, high-centered to flat bloom form.  Blooms in flushes throughout the season.  Medium, long, pointed, ovoid buds.  
Habit:
Thornless (or almost), upright.  Medium, medium green, leathery foliage.  

Height: 30" to 47" (75 to 120cm).  
Growing:
USDA zone 6b through 9b (default).  Can be used for cut flower or garden.  Vigorous.  Disease susceptibility: very disease resistant.  
Patents:
United States - Patent No: PP 2,999  on  10 Nov 1970   VIEW USPTO PATENT
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