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'Juno' rose Description
'Juno (hybrid tea, Swim, 1948)' rose photo
Photo courtesy of CybeRose
Synonyms:
HMF Ratings:
8 favorite votes.  
Average rating: EXCELLENT.  
ARS:
Medium pink Hybrid Tea.
Registration name: Juno
Exhibition name: Juno
Origin:
Bred by Herbert C. Swim (United States, before 1948).
Introduced in United States by Armstrong Nursery in 1950 as 'Juno'.
Introduced in Australia by Hazlewood Bros. Pty. Ltd. in 1952 as 'Juno'.
Class:
Hybrid Tea.  
Bloom:
Pink.  Mild fragrance.  Very large, full (26-40 petals), high-centered bloom form.  Blooms in flushes throughout the season.  Ovoid buds.  
Habit:
Medium, bushy, upright.  Glossy, leathery, wrinkled (rugose) foliage.  
Height of up to 26" (up to 65 cm).  
Growing:
USDA zone 11 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.  
Patents:
United States - Patent No: PP 895  on  8 Nov 1949   VIEW USPTO PATENT
Notes:
Hera (to the Greeks), Juno (to the Romans), goddess of earth.