'Savoy Hotel' rose Description
Photo courtesy of Maurice REYBAUD
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Light pink Hybrid Tea.Registration name: HARvintageExhibition name:
Light pink, darker reverse. Mild fragrance. 40 petals. Average diameter 6". Large, double (17-25 petals), borne mostly solitary, high-centered bloom form. Blooms in flushes throughout the season.
Bushy, upright. Medium, semi-glossy, dark green foliage.
Height of 30" to 3' (75 to 90 cm). Width of 2' to 30" (60 to 75 cm).
USDA zone 5a and warmer. Can be used for cut flower or garden. Hardy. Disease susceptibility: very disease resistant. Protect tender new spring growth from hard freezes that may cause canker, die-back and death of the plant. . Remove spent blooms to encourage re-bloom. 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. Remove old canes and dead or diseased wood.. Requires spring freeze protection (see glossary - Spring freeze protection) .
Australia - Application No: 1992/027 on 30 Mar 1992 VIEW PBR PATENT
Synonym: HARvintage. Applicant: Harkness New Roses Ltd.
Fryer's Roses says Savoy Hotel has large shell pink, full petalled blooms and classical form...
Breeder is Richard Harkness (Source: Website Roseto Niso Fumagalli).
HMF site user paul_zone5ct reports that 'Savoy Hotel' is winter hardy to zone 5 and praises the rose in his garden. See COMMENTS