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'Seika' rose Description
'Seika' rose photo
Photo courtesy of Ibaraki Rose Society
Availability:
Commercially available
Synonyms:
HMF Ratings:
25 favorite votes.  
ARS:
Red blend Hybrid Tea.
Registration name: Olympic Torch
Exhibition name: Olympic Torch
Origin:
Bred by Seizo Suzuki (Japan, 1966).
Introduced in Australia by Roy H. Rumsey Pty. Ltd. in 1973 as 'Olympic Torch'.
Class:
Hybrid Tea.  
Bloom:
Red, white reverse.  None / no fragrance.  35 to 40 petals.  Average diameter 5".  Very large, full (26-40 petals), high-centered bloom form.  Blooms in flushes throughout the season.  
Habit:
Height of 39" to 47" (100 to 120 cm).  
Growing:
USDA zone 6b through 9b (default).  
Patents:
United States - Patent No: PP 2,968  on  14 Apr 1970   VIEW USPTO PATENT
Notes:
Source: Seika
Seika
Seika
Seika = Olympic Flame