'Will Rogers' rose Description
Photo courtesy of Dianne's Southwest Idaho Rose Garden
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Dark red Hybrid Tea.
Registration name: Will Rogers
Dark red. Damask fragrance. 65 petals. Blooms in flushes throughout the season.
Height: 2' to 3' (60 to 90cm).
USDA zone 6b through 9b (default).
Will Penn Adair Rogers was born 4 November 1879 on his parents' ranch near Oologah in what is now Oklahoma. He was part Cherokee. He died in a plane crash in Alaska 15 August 1935. One of his famous sayings is: "I never met a man I didn't like."