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'Charlotte Armstrong' rose Description
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Deep pink Hybrid Tea.
Registration name: Charlotte Armstrong
Bred by Dr. Walter E. Lammerts (United States, before 1940).
Introduced in United States by Armstrong Nursery in 1940 as 'Charlotte Armstrong'.
Introduced in Australia by Hazlewood Bros. Pty. Ltd. in 1949 as 'Charlotte Armstrong'.
Hybrid Tea.  
Deep pink to cerise.  Spectrum-red, nasturtium fragrance.  Moderate, lemon fragrance.  35 petals.  Average diameter 3.5".  Medium to large, full (26-40 petals) bloom form.  Blooms in flushes throughout the season.  Long, pointed buds.  
Compact.  Dark green, leathery foliage.  

Height: up to 4¼' (up to 130cm).  
USDA zone 6b and warmer.  Disease susceptibility: very disease resistant.  
United States - Patent No: PP 455  on  25 Feb 1941   VIEW USPTO PATENT
Weeks Roses 1999-2000 Catalog says this rose was a breakthrough in her day because of her long classic buds, her large lovely flowers, and her ease-of-growth... she prefers cool spring and fall conditions...
Charlotte Ann Cooper Armstrong (1866 - 1948), was the wife of John S. Armstrong.