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'Careless Love' rose Description
'Careless Love (Hybrid Tea, Conklin, 1955)' rose photo
Photo courtesy of Patricia Routley
Availability:
Commercially available
HMF Ratings:
27 favorite votes.  
Average rating: GOOD.  
ARS:
Pink blend Hybrid Tea.
Registration name: Careless Love (Hybrid Tea, Conklin, 1955)
Exhibition name: Careless Love
Origin:
Discovered by Henry A. Conklin (United States, 1955).
Introduced by Golden State Nursery in 1955 as 'Careless Love'.
Introduced in Australia by Hazlewood Bros. Pty. Ltd. in 1959 as 'Careless Love'.
Class:
Hybrid Tea.  
Bloom:
Pink blend, stripes.  Deep pink flecked with white.  Strong fragrance.  Medium, semi-double to double, borne mostly solitary, in small clusters, cupped bloom form.  Blooms in flushes throughout the season.  Large, ovoid buds.  
Habit:
Medium, upright.  
Growing:
USDA zone 6b through 9b (default).  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 1,582  on  26 Mar 1957   VIEW USPTO PATENT
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