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'Rainbow' rose Description
'Rainbow (tea, Sievers, 1889)' rose photo
Photo courtesy of redwood rose
Availability:
Commercially available
HMF Ratings:
20 favorite votes.  
Average rating: GOOD+.  
ARS:
Pink blend Tea.
Registration name: Rainbow (tea, Sievers, 1889)
Origin:
Discovered by John Sievers (United States, 1889).
Introduced in Australia by Anderson and Co. in 1897 as 'Rainbow'.
Class:
Tea.  
Bloom:
Broadly striped. Rose-pink, carmine-pink streaks, stripes, flecks.  up to 17 petals.  Small to medium, semi-double to double, nodding or "weak neck" bloom form.  Blooms in flushes throughout the season.  
Habit:
Short.  
Growing:
USDA zone 6b through 9b (default).  Heat tolerant.  prefers warmer sites.  Prune dead wood.  Prune lightly or not at all.  Remove spent blooms only.  Resist the urge to prune this rose too heavily -- it doesn't like it!.  
Patents:
Patent status unknown (to HelpMeFind).
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