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'Applause' rose Description
'Applause (hybrid tea, Swim, 1947)' rose photo
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Deep pink Hybrid Tea.
Registration name: Applause (hybrid tea, Swim, 1947)
Exhibition name: Applause
Bred by Herbert C. Swim (United States, before 1947).
Introduced in United States by Armstrong Nursery in 1949 as 'Applause'.
Hybrid Tea.  
Deep pink.  Mild, spice fragrance.  up to 50 petals.  Average diameter 4.25".  Large, very full (41+ petals), high-centered bloom form.  Continuous (perpetual) bloom throughout the season.  Long, pointed buds.  
Armed with thorns / prickles, bushy, upright, well-branched.  Large, dark green, leathery foliage.  
USDA zone 7b and warmer.  Can be used for cut flower or garden.  Vigorous.  flowers drop off cleanly.  heat tolerant.  Disease susceptibility: very mildew resistant.  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.  Requires spring freeze protection (see glossary - Spring freeze protection) .  
United States - Patent No: PP 829  on  22 Feb 1949   VIEW USPTO PATENT