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'American Home' rose Description
'American Home (hybrid tea, Morey, 1960)' rose photo
Photo courtesy of jedmar
Availability:
Commercially available
HMF Ratings:
14 favorite votes.  
ARS:
Dark red Hybrid Tea.
Origin:
Bred by Dr. Dennison H. Morey (United States, 1960).
Introduced in United States by Jackson & Perkins Co. as 'American Home'.
Introduced by Unknown (Australia) in 1963 as 'American Home'.
Class:
Hybrid Tea.  
Bloom:
Dark red.  Strong fragrance.  30 petals.  Average diameter 4.5".  Large, full (26-40 petals), cupped bloom form.  Blooms in flushes throughout the season.  Ovoid buds.  
Habit:
Medium, upright.  Leathery foliage.  
Height of 4' 11" (150 cm).  
Growing:
USDA zone 6b through 9b (default).  Can be used for cut flower or garden.  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.  
Notes:
Parentage is reversed in the references
 
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