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'Cheer' rose Description
'Cheer' rose photo
Photo courtesy of CybeRose
Availability:
Commercially available
HMF Ratings:
15 favorite votes.  
ARS:
Medium pink Floribunda.
Registration name: Cheer
Exhibition name: Cheer
Origin:
Bred by Wilhelm J.H. Kordes II (1891-1976) (Germany, 1938).
Introduced in Germany by W. Kordes' Söhne (Retail) in 1941 as 'Freude'.
Introduced in United States by Jackson & Perkins Co. in 1941 as 'Cheer'.
Class:
Floribunda, Hybrid Polyantha, Polyantha.  
Bloom:
Pink. [Carmine-pink.]  Mild, moderate fragrance.  Large, semi-double (9-16 petals), double (17-25 petals), globular bloom form.  Blooms in flushes throughout the season.  
Habit:
Short, compact.  
Growing:
USDA zone 6b through 9b (default).  
Notes:
Modern Roses 10 says this rose is extinct. Vintage Gardens disagrees and the San Jose Heritage Rose Garden grows it.
 
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