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'Bravo' rose Description
'Bravo (hybrid tea, Swim, 1950)' rose photo
Photo courtesy of AmiRoses
Availability:
Commercially available
HMF Ratings:
7 favorite votes.  
ARS:
Medium red Hybrid Tea.
Registration name: Bravo
Exhibition name: Bravo
Origin:
Bred by Herbert C. Swim (United States, before 1950).
Introduced in United States by Armstrong Nursery in 1951 as 'Bravo'.
Introduced in Australia by Hazlewood Bros. Pty. Ltd. in 1954 as 'Bravo'.
Class:
Hybrid Tea.  
Bloom:
Red.  Flowers cardinal-red.  Mild fragrance.  35 petals.  Medium-large, full (26-40 petals), cluster-flowered, in small clusters, exhibition bloom form.  Blooms in flushes throughout the season.  Ovoid buds.  
Habit:
Bushy, upright.  Leathery foliage.  
Growing:
USDA zone 6b and warmer.  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.  
Patents:
United States - Patent No: PP 983  on  24 Oct 1950   VIEW USPTO PATENT
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