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'Red American Beauty' rose Description
'Red American Beauty' rose photo
Photo courtesy of Boronkay (Rose Garden Budatétény)
Availability:
Commercially available
HMF Ratings:
9 favorite votes.  
ARS:
Medium red Hybrid Tea.
Registration name: Red American Beauty
Origin:
Bred by Dr. Dennison H. Morey (United States, before 1959).
Introduced in United States by Jackson & Perkins Co. in 1959 as 'Red American Beauty'.
Introduced by Unknown (Australia) in 1965 as 'Red American Beauty'.
Class:
Hybrid Tea.  
Bloom:
Scarlet, rose-red shading.  Strong fragrance.  30 to 35 petals.  Average diameter 4.75".  Very large, full (26-40 petals), high-centered bloom form.  Blooms in flushes throughout the season.  Ovoid buds.  
Habit:
Bushy, upright.  Dark green, leathery foliage.  
Growing:
USDA zone 6b through 9b (default).  Can be used for cut flower or garden.  Vigorous.  
Patents:
United States - Patent No: PP 1,982  on  1 Nov 1960   VIEW USPTO PATENT
Notes:
Sets no hips.