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'The Doctor' rose Description
'The Doctor' rose photo
Photo courtesy of billy teabag
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Medium pink Hybrid Tea.
Registration name: The Doctor
Exhibition name: The Doctor
Bred by Frederick Huber Howard (United States, 1936).
Introduced in Australia by Hazlewood Bros. Pty. Ltd. in 1940 as 'The Doctor'.
Hybrid Tea.  
Pink.  Strong fragrance.  25 petals.  Average diameter 6".  Large, high-centered bloom form.  Blooms in flushes throughout the season.  
Height of 2' to 30" (60 to 75 cm).  Width of 2' (60 cm).
USDA zone 6b and warmer.  Disease susceptibility: susceptible to blackspot .  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.  
Named after the rose breeder and author Jean Henri (J.H.) Nicolas.
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