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'Amelia Earhart' rose Description
'Amelia Earhart (Hybrid Tea, Reymond, 1929)' rose photo
Photo courtesy of Cliff's High Desert Garden Archival Dec, 2011 last updated 101812
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Yellow blend Hybrid Tea.
Registration name: Amelia Earhart
Bred by Louis Reymond (France, 1929).
Introduced in United States by Jackson & Perkins Co. in 1932 as 'Amelia Earhart'.
Introduced in Australia by Hazlewood Bros. Pty. Ltd. in 1935 as 'Amelia Earhart'.
Hybrid Tea, Pernetiana.  
Golden-yellow, deep yellow center, orange-pink shading, golden-yellow reverse.  Strong fragrance.  100 petals.  Very large, very double, borne mostly solitary bloom form.  Blooms in flushes throughout the season.  Long, pointed buds.  
Upright, well-branched.  
Height of up to 5' (up to 150 cm).  Width of up to 4' (up to 120 cm).
USDA zone 7b through 9b.  Vigorous.  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) .  
United States - Patent No: PP 63  on  2 May 1933   VIEW USPTO PATENT
Arena Rose Co. says Amelia Earhart has huge buds that open creamy yellow flushed with pink at the center...