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'Classic Touch' rose Description
'Classic Touch (hybrid tea, Hefner, 1991)' rose photo
Photo courtesy of Sheldon, John & Robyn
Availability:
Commercially available
HMF Ratings:
23 favorite votes.  
Average rating: EXCELLENT.  
ARS:
Light pink Hybrid Tea.
Registration name: Classic Touch
Origin:
Discovered by John Hefner (United States, 1991).
Introduced in United States by Co-Operative Rose Growers in 1993 as 'Classic Touch'.
Class:
Hybrid Tea.  
Bloom:
Light pink.  Mild fragrance.  26 to 40 petals.  Blooms in flushes throughout the season.  
Growing:
USDA zone 6b and warmer.  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) .  Can be grown in the ground or in a container (container requires winter protection).  
Patents:
United States - Patent No: PP 9,096  on  4 Apr 1995   VIEW USPTO PATENT
Application  on  15 Oct 1993
Notes:
Michael at Michael's Premier Roses says this rose has 'Touch of Class's great show form and the color is almost white.