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'Red Devil' rose Description
'Red Devil (hybrid tea, Dickson, 1965)' rose photo
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Medium red Hybrid Tea.
Registration name: DICam
Bred by Patrick Dickson (1926-2012) (United Kingdom, before 1965).
Introduced by Unknown (Australia) in 1966 as 'Red Devil'.
Introduced in France by NIRP International in 1967 as 'Coeur d'Amour'.
Introduced in United States by Jackson & Perkins Co. in 1970 as 'Red Devil'.
Hybrid Tea.  
Scarlet, lighter reverse.  Strong fragrance.  72 to 75 petals.  Large, very full (41+ petals), high-centered bloom form.  Blooms in flushes throughout the season.  Ovoid buds.  
Glossy, dark green foliage.  

Height: 3' to 6'7" (90 to 200cm).  Width: 2' to 4' (60 to 120cm).
USDA zone 4b through 9b.  Disease susceptibility: very disease resistant.  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 3,037  on  6 Apr 1971   VIEW USPTO PATENT
Application  on  2 May 1969
...Seedling of Silver Lining Prima Ballerina
Arena Rose Co.'s Catalog 2000 says Coeur d'Amour has large, heavily petalled blooms of scarlet-crimson with a lighter reverse... It is more widely known as 'Red Devil'...

The Parentage we list is from Patrick Dickson [see References] for more information.