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'Texas Centennial' rose Description
'Texas Centennial' rose photo
Photo courtesy of Rozanna Tamplin's Garden
Availability:
Commercially available
HMF Ratings:
10 favorite votes.  
ARS:
Red blend Hybrid Tea.
Origin:
Discovered by Archibald F. Watkins (United States, 1935).
Introduced in United States by Wolfe, the Florist in 1935 as 'Texas Centennial'.
Introduced in Australia by Hazlewood Bros. Pty. Ltd. in 1936 as 'Texas Centennial'.
Class:
Hybrid Tea.  
Bloom:
Vermilion, golden-yellow undertones, lighter center, ages to deep pink .  Strong fragrance.  Large, double (17-25 petals) bloom form.  Blooms in flushes throughout the season.  
Habit:
Height of up to 4' (up to 120 cm).  Width of up to 3' (up to 90 cm).
Growing:
USDA zone 6b and warmer.  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.  
Patents:
United States - Patent No: PP 162   VIEW USPTO PATENT
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