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'Rubaiyat' rose Description
'Rubaiyat' rose photo
Photo courtesy of Patricia Routley
Availability:
Commercially available
HMF Ratings:
13 favorite votes.  
ARS:
Deep pink Hybrid Tea.
Registration name: Rubaiyat
Exhibition name: Rubaiyat
Origin:
Bred by Samuel Davidson McGredy III (Ireland, 1946).
Introduced in United States by Jackson & Perkins Co. in 1946 as 'Rubaiyat'.
Introduced in Australia by Hazlewood Bros. Pty. Ltd. in 1949 as 'Rubaiyat'.
Class:
Hybrid Tea.  
Bloom:
Deep pink, lighter reverse.  Strong, damask fragrance.  25 to 30 petals.  Large, full (26-40 petals), cluster-flowered, in small clusters, high-centered, spiral centers bloom form.  Blooms in flushes throughout the season.  Long, pointed buds.  
Habit:
Tall, upright.  Dense, leathery foliage.  
Height of 42" to 4½' (105 to 135 cm).  
Growing:
USDA zone 6b through 9b (default).  Can be used for beds and borders, cut flower or garden.  Very vigorous.  heat tolerant.  
Patents:
United States - Patent No: PP 758   VIEW USPTO PATENT
Ploidy:
Tetraploid
Notes: